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Arashiyama in Snow

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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th century
  • Geography

    Japan
  • Material

    Ink and color on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 34.7 × 38.5 cm (13 11/16 × 15 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1903.291
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1903.291

Object Details

  • Artist

    Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重 (1797-1858)
  • School/Tradition

    Ukiyo-e
  • Provenance

    To 1903
    Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1903 [1]
    From 1903 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in Japan in 1903 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note, Object file.
    [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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Real and Imagined Places in Japanese Art (March 4 to October 21, 2001)
    Japanese Art (May 9, 1993 to August 1, 1994)
    Japanese Art (November 7, 1986 to July 19, 1988)
    Japanese Prints (December 1, 1978 to April 12, 1979)
    Japanese Ukiyo-e Painting (May 2, 1973 to July 1, 1974)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Painting
  • Restrictions and Rights

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