Spring landscape

Maker(s)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重 (1797-1858)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Ink and tint on silk
Dimensions
H x W: 136.5 x 83.9 cm (53 3/4 x 33 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.105
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
cherry blossom, cherry tree, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, landscape, river, spring, ukiyo-e, water
Provenance

To 1903
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in Japan in 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 List, S.I. 284, pg. 77, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. For information regarding purchase location, see Accession List.

[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

Published References
  • Elisabeth West FitzHugh. A Pigment Census of Ukiyo-e Paintings in the Freer Gallery of Art. vol. 11 Washington and Ann Arbor, 1979. pp. 27-38.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum