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Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重 (1797-1858)  Search this
Medium:
Color and gold on silk panel
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 191.2 x 56.4 cm (75 1/4 x 22 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1840
Period:
Edo period
Former owner:
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
To 1903
Yamanaka & Company, to 1903 [1]
From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in March 1903 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, pg. 71, L. 301, 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:
bird  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
woman  Search this
courtesan  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.63
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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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_F1903.63