Hakuin Ekaku (1686-1769)
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Out of emptiness of the gourd (i. e. the void)
comes the phantasmagoria of the universe (the troupe of acrobats)

This picture by Hakuin was evidently based on two things:
an old Chinese legend about a dragon coming out of a gourd,
and the appearance in Japan of a troupe of Korean acrobats

Shoin Temple, Shizuoka-ken