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Poem on the Eight Drinkers

  • By Ike no Taiga
  • Japan Edo period, 18th century
  • Eight-panel screen; ink on paper
  • h: 84.6cm w: 35.5cm each
  • Gift of Akiyama Jun'ichi
  • [00298]

Ike no Taiga(1723-1776)was a famous Japanese literati painter who also excelled at calligraphy. The or artistic name used here, "Sangaku dōsha," was only used by Taiga after 1749.

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