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Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)
Ink and color on paper
H x W (sheet and image): 26.2 x 36.8 cm (10 5/16 x 14 1/2 in)
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 
 See Original Album List, pg. 1, Sketches by Hokusai, S.I. 4, 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
Previous custodian or owner:
Kobayashi Bunshichi 小林文七 (ca. 1861-1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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