East Asian Art
The Activities of the Twelve MonthsMade in Japan, Asia
Edo Period (1615-1868), 1794
Matsuya Heizaburō Jichōsai, Japanese, 1772 - 1803
Ink and color on paper; mounted as a handscroll
Currently not on view
1964-5-1Gift of Henry B. Keep, 1964
LabelIn this scroll the artist Jichosai uses lively lines to capture humorous figures as they carry out various activities for each of the twelve months of the year. This image, representing the tenth month, shows Buddhist monks at prayer.