Painting and calligraphy on silk signed “Hachijūgo (85 year old) Nantembō Tōjū”, 1923
Nakahara Nantenbō, also known as Tōjū Zenchū and as Nantenbō Tōjū, (1839 – 1925) was a Japanese Zen Buddhist Master. In his time known as a fiery reformer, he was also a prolific and accomplished artist. He produced many fine examples of Zen Art and helped bridge the gap between older forms of Zen Buddhist Art and its continuation in the 20th century.
 External links
- Nakahara Nantenbō, by Matthew Welch in The Art of Twentieth-Century Zen, Paintings and Calligraphy by Japanese Masters Eds. Audrey Yoshiko Seo with Stephen Addiss. (c) 1988