Portrait of Minamoto no Kintada


Artist: attributed to Fujiwara no Nobuzane (1176?-1265?)
Historical period(s)
Kamakura period, 1186-1334
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 30.2 x 50.7 cm (11 7/8 x 19 15/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

Japan, kakemono, Kamakura period (1185 - 1333), poet, portrait, WWII-era provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Joseph U. Seo

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 70, p. 174.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 99.
  • Jean Buhot. Histoire des Arts du Japon. Annales du Musee Guimet, Bibliotheque d'Art, nouv. ser., no. 5 Paris. pl. 73, fig.325a.
  • Capolavori nei secoli: Enciclopedia di tutte i popoli in tutti i tempi. 12 vols., Milan, 1961 - 1964. p. 131.
  • Fujiwara no Nobuzane. Celebrated Poets of Ancient Times, By Nobuzane Fujiwara: (The Collection of Viscount Naonari Matsudaira). no. 137 Tokyo, February 1902. pl. 2.
  • Freer Gallery of Art. The Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution., 10th Printing. Washington. p. 10.
  • Genshoku Nihon no Bijutsu (A Kaleidoscope of Japanese Art). 30 vols., Tokyo, 1966-1980. pl. 37.
  • Hirate Ku. Tai Shi kai zuroku (Record of Great Master Paintings in Various Collections). Tokyo. pl. 30.
  • Mayuyama Junkichi. Japanese Art in the West. Tokyo. pl. 120.
  • Mori Toru. Kasen (Great Poets): Sanjuroku kasen-e (The Illustrated Paintings of Thirty-Six Poets). Tokyo. pl. 8.
  • Robert Treat Paine Alexander Coburn Soper. The Art and Architecture of Japan. Pelican History of Art Baltimore. pl. 64.
  • Edwards Park. Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution., 1st ed. Washington and New York. p. 358.
  • Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. p. 67.
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho (Japanese Art : Selections from Western Collections). 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. pl. 38.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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