Monkeys and trees on a river bank

Maker(s)
Artist: Sesson Shukei 雪村周継 (1504-1589)
Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, 1568-1615
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (.218): 176.5 x 371.1 cm (69 1/2 x 146 1/8 in) H x W (.219): 176.5 x 370.8 cm (69 1/2 x 146 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.218-219
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screens (six-panel)

Keywords
Japan, landscape, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), monkey, river, water
Provenance

To 1903
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Tokyo, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi in 1903 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 81, pg. 22, 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

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

Copyright with museum