Walking figure of a courtesan

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Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai θ‘›ι£ΎεŒ—ζ–Ž (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1760-1868
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet and image): 38.8 x 22.7 cm (15 1/4 x 8 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.73
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

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

To 1904
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, to 1904 [1]

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

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 361, pg. 91, 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
Siegfried Bing 1838 - 1905

Published References
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 102, pp. 270-271.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum