Two young women under a pine tree by the seashore: The Brine Maidens of Suma

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kawamata Tsunemasa 川又常正 (fl. 1716-1748)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th century
Medium
Full color and slight gold on silk panel
Dimensions
H x W: 184.2 x 44.7 cm (72 1/2 x 17 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.74
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, pine tree, seascape, tree, ukiyo-e, woman
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 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 List, L. 313, pg. 75, 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)

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

Published References
  • Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. pl. 44.
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 50, pp. 126-129.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum