Whose Sleeves?

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th century
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 175.8 x 369.9 cm (69 3/16 x 145 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.126
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screen (six-panel)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, water
Provenance

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Tokyo, Japan, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Tokyo, Japan, from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Screen List, S.I. 132, pg. 35, 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

Published References
  • Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. p. 66.
  • Alexander Coburn Soper Shimada Shujiro. Review of Zaigai hiho: Obei shuzo Nihon kaiga shusei (A Collection of Japanese Paintings Owned in Europe and America); Volume on Screens, the Rimpa (Korin and His School) Style, and Bunjinga
    . vol. 32, no. 1 Washington and Zurich. pp. 93-94.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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