Chinese landscape: Eight Views of the Hsiao and Hsiang Rivers

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Maker(s)
Artist: Unkoku
Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, 16th century
Medium
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 178.5 x 375.3 cm (70 1/4 x 147 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.355
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screen (four-panel)

Keywords
Japan, landscape, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)
Provenance

A sub-temple of Myoshinji, Kyoto [1]

To 1904
Yamanaka and Company, to 1904 [2]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka and Company in 1904 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] The Envelope File contained the following: "These screens (F1904.354-355) came from a sub-temple of Myoshinji, Kyoto" (see F1904.354, Curatorial Remark 5, H.E. Buckman, 1964, in the object record).

[2] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Screen List, pg. 28, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 2.

[4] 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
Myoshinji Temple

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 76, p. 175.
  • Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. p. 21.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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