The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove (Chikurin Shichiken), from the series A Set of Ten Famous Numerals for the Katsushika Circle (Katsushikaren meisû jûban)

「葛飾連 名数十番 竹林七賢」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, Surimono: Poetry and Image (2000), #100; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #231

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20 x 18.9 cm (7 7/8 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9296

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Poems by Bunteisha Shizumaru and Bunmeisha Nukimaru

Signed

Gakutei
岳亭

Markings

Artist's seal: Sadaoka

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection