Fox-Priest Hakuzōsu 白蔵主

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1867
  • Geography

    Japan
  • Material

    Hanging scroll; ink and light color on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 122.4 × 47.8 cm (48 3/16 × 18 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F2018.4.21a-e
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F2018.4.21a-e

Object Details

  • Artist

    Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836-1924)
  • Calligrapher

    Otagaki Rengetsu 大田垣蓮月 (1791-1875)
  • Provenance

    To 2004
    Tessaido, Kyoto [1]
    From 2004 to 2018
    Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Tessaido on November 1, 2004 [2]
    From 2018
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, Washington [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Per information provided by the Cowles. See Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection 2018 Gift List for Freer/Sackler, object file, Collections Management.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Meeting Tessai: Modern Japanese Art from the Cowles Collection (August 13, 2022 to January 28, 2024)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Cheney Cowles
    Mary Cowles
    Tessaido Co., Ltd. 鉄斎堂
  • Origin

    Japan
  • Credit Line

    The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
  • Type

    Painting
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