Woman standing on a second-story balcony

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsukawa Shunsui 勝川春水 (fl. 1744 - 1764)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid-18th century
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Full color, lacquer black, and ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 69.2 x 17.3 cm (27 1/4 x 6 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1901.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
balcony, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, ukiyo-e, woman
Provenance

To 1901
Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1853-1908), New York, NY, and Spring Hill, AL, to 1901 [1]

From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, in Detroit, MI, in 1901 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 242, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (C.L. Freer source) 1853 - 1908
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 53, pp. 136-137.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum