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A poem-composing contest among various artisans 職人歌合絵巻

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1333-1392
  • Geography

    Japan
  • Material

    Ink and color on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 32.9 x 680.6 cm (12 15/16 x 267 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1906.4a-g
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1906.4a-g

Object Details

  • Description

    A poem-composing contest among various artisans. Nine inscriptions. One certificate. Inscription in gold on box.
  • Provenance

    To 1906
    Hara Tomitaro, Yokohama, Japan, to 1906 [1]
    From 1906 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Hara Tomitaro in 1906 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Makimono List, L. 931, pg. 304, 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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Games, Contests and Artful Play in Japan (March 19 to October 23, 2005)
    Telling Tales in Japanese Art (November 23, 1996 to August 14, 1997)
    Japanese Art, Galleries 3, 4, and 5 (January 1, 1963 to September 16, 1970)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Hara Tomitaro (1868-1939) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Painting
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