Shomon Jittetsu (10 representative pupils under Basho MATSUO) (蕉門十哲)
Shomon Jittetsu refers to the 10 particularly excellent pupils among the ones under Basho MATSUO. They are also called Shomon no Jittetsu.
The following 10 people are regarded as Shomon Jittetsu.
1661 - 1707: The best pupil in Shomon (Basho School). He opened Edoza (a school of haikai [popular linked verse]).
1654 - 1707: With Kikaku, he was one of the two greatest pupils.
1656 - 1715: Became a pupil of Basho in his later years. He was good at drawing, so he taught Basho how to draw pictures.
1665 - 1731
1662 - 1704
1647 - 1732: The representative pupil in Shomon, and supported Basho economically.
Year of birth unknown - 1718: Met Basho on his way of 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North,' and became his pupil.
1662 - 1740: Wrote a will for Basho.
1656 - year of death unknown: A pupil in Owari Shomon (Basho School in Owari Province). He went with Basho on a travel of 'Sarashina Kiko' (A Visit to Sarashina Village).
There is an opinion that the following four people are the pupils of Basho instead of Sanpu, Hokushi, Yaba, and Etsujin.
1649 - 1710: Accompanied Basho to 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North.'
1648 - 1711: A pupil of Shomon in Mino Province. He built the Benkeian hermitage at Seki (the present Seki City, Gifu Prefecture).
1657 - 1730
1639 - 1719: A relative of Basho. He introduced Kyoriku to Basho.
Other than above, there are some views as follows.
Haijin Hyakkasen (100 selected poets of Haiku, edited by Buson YOSA): Kikaku, Ransetsu, Kyorai, Joso, Shiko, Hokushi, Kyoriku, Sora, Yaba, and Etsujin. Basho and Shomon Jittetsu-zu (painted by Taiun): Kikaku, Ransetsu, Kyorai, Joso, Shiko, Hokushi, Kyoriku, Sora, Yaba, and Sanpu. Basho and Shomon Jittetsu-zu (painted by Nanbo): Kikaku, Ransetsu, Kyorai, Joso, Shiko, Hokushi, Kyoriku, Sora, Etsujin, and Sanpu.