Takeuchi Seiho (1864~1942)
from Seiho junishi jo
(An Album of the Twelve Zodiac Signs)
Published by Yamada Unsodo, Kyoto
Original woodblock print
The sheep, the monkey and the rooster helped each other take a raft across the river in Buddha’s race to be included in the Chinese Zodiac Calender. Those born in the year of the Rooster will be confident, honest, energetic, diverse and intelligent.
(1933 1945 1957 1969 1981 1994)