23612 人間国宝 荒川豊蔵 (Umenoe Shino sake bottle (Tatsu appraisal)) ARAKAWA Toyozo
Recognized as an important intangible cultural property in both the fields of "Shino" and "Setokuro", with great achievements in the history of modern Japanese ceramics. Toyozo Arakawa is a living national treasure that represents Mino, which is still very popular and popular. In addition to Mino pottery, he has a deep knowledge of this art.
Toyozo Arakawa, who had a deep friendship with Karatsu's heavyweight, Nishioka Koju, was a work of Karatsu that he continued to produce throughout his life. The work is well-balanced and has a typical pattern, "Plume-e", which is drawn in a relaxed manner and has a warm and warm atmosphere that is truly a rich storehouse.
Lean painting emphasizes the beauty of the margins, and the elegance that allows you to look forever without getting tired is the essence of Arakawa's beauty.