Three shirabyoshi drinking sake heated over a fire of autumn leaves

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Maker(s)
Artist: Hokuga (flourished early 19th century)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1800-1850
Medium
Color and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 37.4 x 66.8 cm (14 3/4 x 26 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1900.114
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
autumn, drinking, Edo period (1615 - 1868), fire, Japan, kakemono, sake, ukiyo-e, wine
Provenance

To 1900
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 [1]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in December 1900 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See List of Kakemono and Makimono, S.I. 281, pg. 52, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum