The Nine Old Men of Mount Xiang (Kôzan kyûrô), from the series A Set of Ten Famous Numerals for the Katsushika Circle (Katsushikaren meisû jûban)

「葛飾連 名数十番 香山九老」

Japanese
Edo period
mid 1820s
Artist Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, Surimono: Poetry and Image (2000), #101; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #232; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 85

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.4 x 17.8 cm (8 1/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

21.9295

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poems by Shôfûken Mitsugi and Shôkan (?) Chieda

Signed

Gakutei
岳亭

Markings

Artist's seal: Sadaoka

Provenance

November 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection