Woodblock Surimono print by Gakutei (c.1786-1868)

"The Seven Sages of the bamboo grove" (Chikurin Shichiken)

Seven men standing around some bamboo stalks, one playing a flute; another a Biwa and one is reading a scroll.

Two poems above by Bunteisha Shizumaru and Bunmeisha Nukimaru.

Signature: Gakutei

Size: Shikishi-ban, 18.9 cm X 21.1 cm

Printed date: c.1820's

Gold-speckled and light yellow ground

Condition: Good impression, slightly faded colours, paper somewhat lightly browned, a little soiled and glued stains at the top corners on verso.

Note: Illustrated in the book "Catalogue of the collection of Japanese prints Part 111 Hokusai and his school, page 122 #231, Rijksprentenkabinet/Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1982.

Woodblock print by Gakutei (c.1786-1868)

SKU: 376