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Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Ink and color on paper
H x W (overall): 62.5 x 120.6 cm (24 5/8 x 47 1/2 in)
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)
Collection of Mr. Homma 
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Boston, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Yokohama, to 1904 
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi in 1904 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 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.
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono List, pg. 129, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 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.
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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