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Komuso Framed Print featuring the painting Kadotsuke by Masami Iida


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10.00" x 7.50"

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15.50" x 13.00"


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Kadotsuke Framed Print

Masami Iida

by Masami Iida

Regular Price: $82.59

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Product Details

Kadotsuke framed print by Masami Iida.   Bring your print to life with hundreds of different frame and mat combinations. Our framed prints are assembled, packaged, and shipped by our expert framing staff and delivered "ready to hang" with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting hooks, and nails.

Design Details

The Origin of Komuso is Masakatsu Kusunoki... more

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Framed Print Tags

framed prints komuso japan monk buddhism shrine tradition shakuhachi temple music musician

Painting Tags

paintings komuso japan monk buddhism shrine tradition shakuhachi temple music musician

Comments (2)

Masami Iida

Masami Iida

Thank you, Jamie.

Jamie Johnson

Jamie Johnson

Congratulations! This is beautiful.

Artist's Description

The Origin of Komuso is Masakatsu Kusunoki Masakatsu, who is the grandson of Masanari Kusunoki succeeded ancestorfs will and raised a loyal army to fight again and again. However, he was not able to make the most of it and lost the battle. At last, he decided to escape from the world, then opened up Nyoshinji-temples and learned about Zen and Shakuhachi (bamboo flute) under Kofu at Sekizanzensikai. Masakatsu wandered from place to place for religious mendicancy with Shakuhachi with gnothinghmental condition. He is generally considered to have started Komuso (musician in traditional costume and mask). At that time, Shakuhachi was one of the religious tool for the repose of Buddha. The faith of Masakatsu was that people in religious mendicancy must not to take off Tengai (weave hat) even if they met the nobility or acquaintance. In addition, however hard the rain was, they ware not allowed to put up another umbrella. That was also the faith of him. That is said to have bec...

About Masami Iida

Masami Iida

Masami Iida is an award-winning painter/photographer with a variety of interests that capture the beauty in our world. Masami Iida's artwork can be found throughout North America, Europe, Russia, Japan, China and Australia. He was born just outside of Tokyo, Japan where he lived until he ventured to America to study. He attended universities in Iowa, Seattle, and New Jersey from 1982 to 1986. He received a Bachelor's degree from the Montclair State University with a major in linguistics and a minor in art. After a short return to Japan, Masami moved to Melbourne, Australia in 1987 and dedicated himself to painting. Masami has over 30 years of painting experience and has captured the beauty of the human body, nature, landscapes and...



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