[Omote senke] portrait of Rikyu (Soeki Sen). ［表千家不審庵］千利休画像
SEN NO RIKYU, SEN NO RIKYU 1522-1591. Tea practitioner. The founder of the three Sen schools of the Way of Tea (Sado). His name as a child was Yojiro, and his Buddhist name was Soeki. He was born in Sakai, the son of Tanaka Yohei. He learned chanoyu from Takeno Joo and worked as tea master for Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. He showed an originality which had not been seen in chanoyu before that time and perfected wabicha (tea of quiet taste).
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shiki-k: “Reposting just because its one of my favorite photoshoots. :D ”