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Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川春章 (1726-1792)
Ink, color and gold on silk
H x W (image): 66.7 × 29 cm (26 1/4 × 11 7/16 in)
W.H. Ketcham, New York to 1898 
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from W.H. Ketcham in 1898 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Kakemono List, S.I. 183, pg. 6, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Life and Leisure: Everyday Life in Japanese Art (August 14, 2004 to February 20, 2005)
Previous custodian or owner:
W. H. Ketcham (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
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