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Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 62.5 x 120.6 cm (24 5/8 x 47 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1809
Period:
Edo period
Previous custodian or owner:
Honma Kosa (1842 - 1909)
Bunshichi Kobayashi 小林文七 (circa 1861 - 1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
Collection of Mr. Homma [1]
To 1904
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Boston, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Yokohama, to 1904 [2]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi in 1904 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] According to Curatorial Remark 3, citing an undated note from the Original Kakemono List. This probably refers to the collection of Kosa Homna (1842-1909) of Japan.
[2] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono List, pg. 129, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] 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:
bird  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
poetry  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.187
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 07: Hokusai: Mad About Painting
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1904.187