Matsuhisa Horin (松久朋琳)

Horin MATSUHISA (1901 - September 1, 1987) was a busshi (sculptor of Buddhist statues). He was born in Kyoto Prefecture.

Brief Personal History

He started to sculpt Buddhist statues at the age of 10 and continued for more than 70 years.

His Books

Ki no Kokoro, Hotoke no Kokoro (The heart of Wood, the heart of Buddha) (co-written with Tsunekazu NISHIOKA)
Butsuzo-chokoku no susume (Introduction of Buddhist Sculpture) (volume 1 and 2)