Zhong Kui (Shoki) killing a demon

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1760-1868
Medium
Color on silk panel
Dimensions
H x W (image): 85.6 × 42.3 cm (33 11/16 × 16 11/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.221
On View Location
Freer Gallery 08: Hokusai: Mad About Painting
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
demon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, ukiyo-e, Zhong Kui
Provenance

To 1902
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1902 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Panel List, S.I. 41, pg. 3, 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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum