Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1661-1673
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Ink, color and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 85.3 x 32.5 cm (33 9/16 x 12 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.70
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
courtesan, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, ukiyo-e
Provenance

To 1903
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company 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 and Makimono List, L. 308, 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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 17, pp. 42-43.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum