Landscape: mountains, stream and houses

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Maker(s)
Artist: Gakuo Zokyu
Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, early 16th century
Medium
Ink and tint on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 80.7 x 35 cm (31 3/4 x 13 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.268
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Japan, kakemono, landscape, mountain, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), river, water
Provenance

To 1905
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1905 [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, S.I. 57, pg. 142, 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
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 25, p. 160.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 112.
  • Mayuyama Junkichi. Japanese Art in the West. Tokyo. pl. 181.
  • Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. p. 114, pl. 87.
  • Matsushita Takaaki. Japanese Art in the U.S.A. nos. 32-33 Tokyo, November/December 1953. p. 27.
  • Yoshiaki Shimizu. An Individual Taste for Japanese Painting. vol. 118, no. 258 London, August 1983. pp. 136-149, fig. 6.
  • Suiboku bijutsu taikei. 17 vols., Tokyo, 1973-1977. pl. 76.
  • Nihon bijutsu kaiga zenshu. 25 vols., Tokyo, 1977-1980. .
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho (Japanese Art : Selections from Western Collections). 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. p. 130, pl. 40.
  • unknown title. no. 207 Tokyo, August 1983. fig. 41.
  • Mariko Jyoichi. Muromachi Ink Painting and the Literature of Gozan Zen. Japan. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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