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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)

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Poems by Bunteisha Shizumaru and Bunmeisha Nukimaru

Signed

Gakutei 岳亭

Marks

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

Japanese, Edo period, mid 1820s

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints