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Catalog Data

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重 (1797-1858)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall, album closed): 27.8 x 16.8 x 3.8 cm (10 15/16 x 6 5/8 x 1 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Japan
Date:
Mid-eighteenth century
Period:
Edo period
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
To 1904
Yamanaka & Company, to 1904 [1]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Original folder sheet note.
Also see Original Album List, pg. 10, 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:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
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gafu  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.357
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_F1904.357