Striking Japanese tea ceremony scroll painting, by Daitoku-ji chief priest Togami Meido, (1935-). Daitoku-ji is a Buddhist temple in northern Kyoto. Shown is an example of Ohtsu-e (Otsu-e), a folk art that began in 17th century Japan and catered to passers-by. Religious and popular themes were quickly produced, often with whole families collaborating on the work. Charmingly rendered monkey with sake gourd. Handpainted on paper. Very good condition. Dimensions: 68” x 14”.