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"A Spirit from the Hyaku Monogatari"

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 49.8 x 73 cm (19 5/8 x 28 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1760-1849
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
ghost
Japan
Japanese Art
Hyaku Monogatari
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.413
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1904
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Tokyo, to 1904 [1]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi in 1904 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] According to the Accession List, Collections Management office, F1904.413-.428 were purchased from Kobayashi and Co. in September and October 1904. See also, Miscellaneous Reserve List, May 1917, R. 5713, Japanese Paintings, Prints, Drawings, and Reproductions, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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"Ash Nest; Hai no su"

Artist:
Rokushu Mizufune (1912-1980)
Medium:
Woodblock print; color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 69.1 x 50.4 cm (27 3/16 x 19 13/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1961
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Showa era (1926 - 1989)
abstract
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Transfer from the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Accession Number:
S1988.32
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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"Battle at Jinzhou"

Artist:
Ogata Gekko 尾形月耕 (1859-1920)
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 35.2 x 71.8 cm (13 7/8 x 28 1/4 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1894
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
battle
Japan
Sino-Japanese War
Japanese Art
triptych
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory and Patricia Kruglak
Accession Number:
S1993.72a-c
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Battle at Port Arthur"

Artist:
Migita Toshihide 右田年英 (1862 - 1925)
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 36.1 x 70.5 cm (14 3/16 x 27 3/4 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1894
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
battle
Japan
Japanese Art
triptych
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory and Patricia Kruglak
Accession Number:
S1993.75a-c
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Beauty in the Guise of a Man" (Danso bijin)

Artist:
Shima Sei'en (1892 - 1970)
Medium:
Ink and color on silk; ivory jiku
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 133.6 x 54 cm (52 5/8 x 21 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
20th century, prior to 1927
Period:
Taisho era
Topic:
man
Taisho era (1912 - 1926)
Japan
kakemono
bijinga
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase--Friends of Asian Arts
Accession Number:
F1996.7
Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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"Berlin College, Berlin; Vienna, Austria; St. Petersburg, Russia" from "Famous Places in All Nations"

Artist:
Inoue Yasuji (1864 - 1889)
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 16.3 x 22 cm (6 7/16 x 8 11/16 in)
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1887
Topic:
Europe
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Bequest of Florence Leonhart
Accession Number:
S2007.21
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Boats Returning to the Ryukyu Islands" from the series Eight Views of Tales of Fine Warriors (Bidan musha hakkei)

Artist:
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi 月岡芳年 (1839-1892)
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 37.5 x 74.4 cm (14 3/4 x 29 5/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1868
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
boat
warrior
travel
Japan
Japanese Art
seascape
triptych
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory and Patricia Kruglak
Accession Number:
S1993.69a-c
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Butterfly Grove; Cho no mori"

Artist:
Rokushu Mizufune (1912-1980)
Medium:
Woodblock print; color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 69.4 x 50.5 cm (27 5/16 x 19 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1962
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Showa era (1926 - 1989)
abstract
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Transfer from the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Accession Number:
S1988.29
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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"Chinese faience" bead

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 1.6 x 2 cm (5/8 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Glass
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
4th-late 1st century B.C.E.
Period:
Eastern Zhou or Han dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 B.C.E.)
Han dynasty (206 B.C.E. - 220 C.E.)
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.2683
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Chinese faience" bead

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 2.3 x 2.5 cm (7/8 x 1 in)
Type:
Glass
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
4th-1st century B.C.E.
Period:
Eastern Zhou or Han dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 B.C.E.)
Han dynasty (206 B.C.E. - 220 C.E.)
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.2690
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Chinese faience" bead

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 2.8 x 3 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/16 in)
Type:
Glass
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Topic:
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
mosaic glass
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.2684
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Choryo, from the series One Hundred No Plays

Artist:
Tsukioka Kogyo (1869-1927)
Publisher:
Matsuki Heikichi 松木平吉
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 37.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1922-1927
Period:
Taisho era
Topic:
Taisho era (1912 - 1926)
No
mask
Japan
Japanese Art
Robert O. Muller collection
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.2971
Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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"Chuko Buyuden"

Artist:
Utagawa Hirosada (?-ca. 1865)
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 23.6 x 16.3 cm (9 5/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Osaka, Japan
Date:
ca. mid-19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
theater
kabuki
Japan
actor
ukiyo-e
yakusha-e
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory T. Kruglak
Accession Number:
S1994.27
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Chuko Buyuden"

Artist:
Utagawa Hirosada (?-ca. 1865)
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.2 x 18.9 cm (9 15/16 x 7 7/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Osaka, Japan
Date:
ca. mid-19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
theater
kabuki
Japan
actor
ukiyo-e
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory T. Kruglak
Accession Number:
S1994.59
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Chuko Buyuden" (Tales of Valor and Loyalty)

Artist:
Utagawa Hirosada (?-ca. 1865)
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.2 x 17.1 cm (9 15/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Osaka, Japan
Date:
ca. mid-19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
theater
kabuki
Japan
actor
ukiyo-e
yakusha-e
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory T. Kruglak
Accession Number:
S1994.28
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Copenhagen Denmark, Athens Greece, Geneva Switzerland, Constaninople, Turkey" from "Famous Places in All Nations"

Artist:
Inoue Yasuji (1864 - 1889)
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 16.3 x 22 cm (6 7/16 x 8 11/16 in)
Type:
Print
Book
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1887
Topic:
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Bequest of Florence Leonhart
Accession Number:
S2007.20
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Cowrie shell "

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 1.9 x 1.5 cm (3/4 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
cowrie shell
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.472
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Cowrie shell"

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 2.5 x 1.8 cm (1 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
cowrie shell
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.473
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Cowrie shell"

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 2.5 x 1.6 cm (1 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
cowrie shell
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.474
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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"Cowrie shell"

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 2.9 x 1.5 cm (1 1/8 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Exchange Media
Origin:
China
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
cowrie shell
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.475
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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