Mitate-e of Courtesan Eguchi, parodying Fugen Bosatsu, seated astride an elephant

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika 小林清親 (1847-1915)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1868-1912
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 113.8 x 41.3 cm (44 13/16 x 16 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase from the Estate of Robert O. Muller with funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund
Accession Number
F2004.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Buddhism, courtesan, elephant, Japan, kakemono, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), monk, ukiyo-e, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Robert O. Muller 1911 - 2003
Richard Kruml
Estate of Robert O. Muller

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

Copyright with museum