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"Like a Jade Tree Facing the Wind," from Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup (Inchû hassen)

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The partial line of poetry quoted is from the poem "Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup" by the eighth-century Chinese poet Du Fu; see 21.4362 for three full lines from the poem, including this quotation. The ancient Chinese poem is illustrated by a scene of modern Japanese enjoying a drinking party...

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Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Horizontal koban (half aiban); 15.6 x 21.8 cm (6 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5704

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints