Various Scenes

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1810-1820
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (open and flat): 86.7 x 191.7 cm (34 1/8 x 75 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.3
On View Location
Freer Gallery 05: Hokusai: Mad About Painting
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screen (two-panel)

Keywords
bird, dragon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, ukiyo-e
Provenance

To 1902
Thomas E. Kirby (1846-1924), New York to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Thomas E. Kirby in 1902 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Panel List, L. 51, pg. 12, 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)

Thomas E. Kirby (C.L. Freer source) 1846 - 1924
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Published References
  • Ernest Francisco Fenollosa. Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings of Hokusai: Held at the Japan Fine Art Association, Uyeno Park, Tókio, from 13th to 30th January, 1900. Exh. cat. Tokyo, January 13 - 30, 1900. no. 43, A, B, C.
  • Ann Yonemura. Hokusai: Volume One. Exh. cat. Washington, 2006. cat. 21, p. 25-27.
  • Ann Yonemura et al. Hokusai: Volume Two. Exh. cat. Washington, 2006. cat. 45, p. 37, 60.
  • Harold P. Stern Narasaki Muneshige. Ukiyo-e shuka. vol. 16, Tokyo. pp. 145-146, fig. 16.
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 91, pp. 248-249.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum