The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

竹林七賢人

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #865 (?)

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 12.9 x 19.2 cm (5 1/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.278

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24