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Manuscript letter

Type
Hanging scroll
Maker(s)
Artist: Hon'ami Kōetsu 本阿弥光悦 (1558-1637)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1627-37
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W (image): 14.1 x 60.3 cm (5 9/16 x 23 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.149

To 1907
Mr. Ikeuchi, Tokyo, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Mr. Ikeuchi in 1907 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, pg. 150, 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
Mr. Ikeuchi (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Keyword(s)
calligraphy, Edo period (1615 - 1868), hentai-kana, Japan, kakemono
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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