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 translated in Rijksmuseum 2000, p. 168.

Inscription

Poems by Shôfûken Mitsugi and Shôsô 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