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F1902.195: Folding screens mounted with poems from the anthology, Shin kokinshu F1902.196: Folding screens mounted with poems from the anthology, Shin kokinshu

Folding screens mounted with poems from the anthology, Shin kokinshu

Type
Screens (six-panel)
Maker(s)
Artist: Hon'ami Kōetsu 本阿弥光悦 (1558-1637)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1624-1637
Medium
Ink, color, and gold on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W (.195): 168.2 x 375.7 cm (66 1/4 x 147 15/16 in) H x W (.196): 168.2 x 377.2 cm (66 1/4 x 148 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1902.195-196

To 1902
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1902 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Screen List, S.I. 55, pg. 15, 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.

Former owner
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (C.L. Freer source) (1867-1940)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy, Painting
Keyword(s)
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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