Illustrated legend of Tamamo no mae

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink, color, gold, and silver on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 32.6 x 1234.5 cm (12 13/16 x 486 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Yasunobu Kichizaemon (17th century)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    H. W. Campbell
  • Provenance

    From 1951 to 1987
    H.W. Campbell, Ocala, FL, purchased in Tokyo in 1951 [1]
    From 1987
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from H.W. Campbell in 1987
    [1] When H.W. Campbell purchased the objects in Tokyo in 1951, it was said to have been the property of a family that had been feudal lords in the Tokugawa era (see Curatorial Note 3 in object file).
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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