『Syusannzu』is a short story published in a magazine titled 『Kaizo』 on January of 1921. It is what is called Art Novel as expressed by Akutagawa like 『Gesakuzanmai』 『Jigokuhen』 and 『Karenosyo』. It is composed of a total of five chapters, and the story develops surrounding the beauty of 『Syusannzu』 by Kotaichi, one of the four painters of the late Yuan Dynasty. The 『Syusannzu』 as Enkakuou saw was an indescribable and impeccable masterpiece. However, Zang who owned the 『Syusannzu』 said that its beauty is only for himself and would be ordinary for others. That is, he had a different recognition on beauty of the painting. In other words, beauty is not unchangeable, but it may change according to environments and situations of viewers. Therefore, this story pursues for true art spirit surrounding 『Syusannzu』.