No. 6, Cui Zongzhi (Saisôshi), from the series Eight Immortals of The Wine Cup (Inchû hassen)

「飲中八仙 其六」 崔宗之

Japanese
Edo period
1770s
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.8 x 19.5 cm (10 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4362

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14847, 21.4362

The inscription consists of three lines about Cui Zongshi from the poem “Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup” by the eighth-century Chinese poet Du Fu.

Inscription

宗之蕭灑美少年 擧觴白眼望晴天 皎如玉樹臨風前

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection