Shrine Portrait

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink and colors on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 132 x 178.3 cm (51 15/16 x 70 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    This painting shows a Japanese topographical painting of a religious site.
  • Signatures

    Signed by three shrine-affiliated artists.
  • Inscriptions

    Notations on the painting and on the box in which the painting is preserved indicate that the painting was mounted in hanging scroll format on the occasion of an imperial visit to the shrine in 1773.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Way of the Kami (May 11 to November 3, 2019)
    The Historical Buddha and Friends (November 3, 2018 to May 5, 2019)
    The Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia (November 22, 2014 to March 31, 2015)
    Religious Art of Japan (December 18, 2002 to January 4, 2015)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. James Freeman
  • Type

  • Restrictions and Rights

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