山紫水明とは「美しく清らかな自然の風景」という日本の四字熟語です。「太陽の光によって山が紫色に見え、川が美しく透 (す)き通って見える」ことを表します。 また、そうした自然の風景を「美しい」と感じることのできる心を表すこともあります。書家綱紀栄泉の直筆作品です。
The 4-character idiom animation system (Yojijukugo) “山紫水明 (Sanshisuimei)” depicts the beautiful and pure natural scenery of the purple mountains and the bright river as well as the aesthetic human mind to appreciate the landscape itself.
This NFT is a handwritten work by the calligrapher “Eisen Tsunanori” and minted by his son who manages a company that produces brush-style fonts.
The characters of the fonts are made of handwriting by Eisen Tsunanori, who continued to produce calligraphies over 50 years until he passed away in March 2022 at the age of 86. In his later life, the fonts were widely used in various media, including the anime “鬼滅の刃 / Kimetsu no Yaiba (Demon Slayer)”, and his fame is recognized not only in Japan but also among calligraphy lovers worldwide. To honor his achievement, his unpublished works are minted and spread to the world.