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No. 6, Cui Zongzhi (Saisôshi), from the series Eight Immortals of The Wine Cup (Inchû hassen)

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MFA impressions: 11.14847, 21.4362 The inscription consists of three lines about Cui Zongshi from the poem "Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup" by the eighth-century Chinese poet Du Fu.

Inscription

宗之蕭灑美少年 擧觴白眼望晴天 皎如玉樹臨風前

Signed

Unsigned

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1770s

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.8 x 19.5 cm (10 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4362

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints