Determining [Good and Bad Luck According to] the Great Monad [the North Star], in the Manner of Abe Seimei (Seimei ryû Taichi [=Taiitsu] jôbun no koto)
Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24.6 cm (14 5/16 x 9 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Fortune-telling according to the beliefs of Onmyôdô (Yin-yang divination), a Japanese version of Taoist magic, whose most famous practitioner was the Heian-period court astrologer Abe Seimei.
Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection