Summer: Two women bleaching cloth in a stream: Toi no Tama Gawa

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kubo Shunman 窪俊満 (1757-1820)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 184.5 x 47.7 cm (72 5/8 x 18 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.62
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
bijinga, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, river, summer, ukiyo-e, water, woman
Provenance

To 1903
Yamanaka & Company, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in March 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 and Makimono List, pg. 70, L. 300, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Ukiyo-e Shuka. 19 vols., Tokyo, 1978-1985. pl. 46.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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