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Artist:
Kano Tan'yu 狩野探幽 (1602 - 1674)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 28.3 x 52.9 cm (11 1/8 x 20 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
17th century
Period:
Edo period
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
To 1897
Yamanaka & Company, to 1897 [1]
From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono List, L. 78, pg. 17, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[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.
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1897.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1897.9