Minamoto no Yoshiie at Nakoso Barrier

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 19th century
  • Geography

    Japan
  • Material

    Ink, color, and gold on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 98.4 × 42.5 cm (38 3/4 × 16 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1999.11
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1999.11

Object Details

  • Artist

    Sumiyoshi Hironao 住吉広尚 (1781-1828)
  • Calligrapher

    Yokoyama Ikei (fl. ca. 1818-1829)
  • Description

    A warrior, clad in armor and carrying a bow and quiver containing arrows, sits astride a horse. Cherry blossoms fall from overhead. A poem is inscribed above.
  • Provenance

    To 1999
    Mr. Kenneth Keith, Rochester Hills, MI, to 1999
    From 1999
    Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mr. Kenneth Keith in 1999
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Painting the Classics: Japanese Scrolls and Beyond (November 17, 2018 to October 20, 2019)
    Real and Imagined Places in Japanese Art (March 4 to October 21, 2001)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. Kenneth Keith
  • Origin

    Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. Kenneth Keith
  • Type

    Painting
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