The Tale of Shuten Doji

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Iink, color, gold and silver on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 32.7 x 1338.3 cm (12 7/8 x 526 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Deborah and David Chodoff
  • Provenance

    From 1960s
    Family of Deborah and David Chodoff, acquired in Japan in the 1960s [1]
    To 1998
    Deborah and David Chodoff, Katonah, NY, by descent, to 1998
    From 1998
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Deborah and David Chodoff in 1998
    [1] This object was acquired in Japan in the 1960s "by the mother of
    the present owners" (according to Curatorial Note 2, Ann Yonemura, March 13, 1998, in the object record).
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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