Three fan-papers — flowers and grasses — with inscribed poems

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
Medium
Gold, silver, and ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 175.1 x 65.5 cm (68 15/16 x 25 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.299
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Fan (mounted as a hanging scroll)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), flower, Japan
Provenance

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

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Bunkio Matsuki 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 Japanese Paintings, Prints, Drawings, and Reproductions Reserved List, R. 5704, pg. 1, 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