Procession of an Imperial Messenger to the Iwashimizu Shrine

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th-19th century
School
Shijo school
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 28.5 x 1417 cm (11 1/4 x 557 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.139
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), horse, Japan, makimono, messenger, palanquin, shrine, tree
Provenance

To 1904
Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921), Kidderminster, England, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Michael Tomkinson in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 447, pg. 119, 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
Michael Tomkinson (C.L. Freer source) 1841 - 1921

Published References
  • Frederick William Gookin. Descriptive Catalogue of the Japanese Paintings in the Charles Lang Freer Collection. Detroit. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

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