Sketch (Landscape) 2 sheets set (Hojoji Temple (Hangzhou))
Hojoji Temple 1979.3.24 11: 00 am (above)
Wuxi 79.3.27 (bottom)
Above: Hojoji is a temple in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, which was opened by the Indians during the Sui Dynasty (597). The desolate temple landscape is a sketch work of 1979 and has been repaired and renewed since the 1980s.
This is the current Hojoji Temple (Hojozenji Temple).
Bottom: Wuxi water town scenery.
(The interpreter and researcher of the Nanjing tour that participated in 2018, Ms. Wei Daikoku, sent us an interpretation of the work.
Masanao Sakamoto’s eldest daughter Kaoru Tokoro)