The Four Gentlemen

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Maker(s)
Artist: Tani Bunchō 谷文晁 (1763 - 1840)
Calligrapher: Tong Yuanji (Lishan) (China, active Japan, recorded 1798)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1798
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 81.6 x 30.2 cm (32 1/8 x 11 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number
FSC-PA-233a-e
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
bamboo, chrysanthemum, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, orchid, plum blossom
Provenance

From early 1950’s to 2008
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 2008
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2008

Notes:

[1] Object file. Purchased by the Hauges in Japan in the early 1950’s.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (Victor died 2013, Takako died 2015)

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

Copyright with museum