Red Sea bream, from the Great Fish Series: Madai (Pagrus major)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重 (1797-1858) Shizugaki Namiyasu
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1832
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and colors on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 25.5 x 36.9 cm (10 1/16 x 14 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of John Fuegi and Jo Francis
Accession Number
F1997.34
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), fish, Japan, ukiyo-e, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To ?
Unidentified French collection. [1]

To 1997
Dr. John Fuegi. [2]

From 1997
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dr. John Fuegi. [3]

Notes:

[1] Ann Yonemura’s notes from December 1997 states: “…this print has a stamp in French on the back suggesting that it has been in a French collection previously.” See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.

[2] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. John Fuegi

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum