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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink on paper, mounted on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W (with jiku): 181.6 x 55.9 cm (71 1/2 x 22 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    IEI Corporation, Tokyo Japan
  • Description

    Photomechanical reproduction of Hokusai's "Thunder God" mounted as a hanging scroll.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    IEI Corporation
  • Provenance

    To 1995
    IEI Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. [1]
    From 1995
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of IEI Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. [2]
    [1] The IEI Corporation, a Japanese firm that the Freer Gallery of Art licensed with to reproduce paintings from the Freer Gallery of Art collection for sale in the gift shop had sent this "gratis" copy of the Thunder God for acceptance into the Study Collection.
    [2] See note 1. See also object record.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of the IEI Corporation
  • Type

  • Restrictions and Rights

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