Handscroll with Miscellaneous Images

Hokusai. Miscellaneous subjects: fishes, flowers, figures, landscapes, etc.
Color. Inscription. Signature. Three seals. Paper makimono.

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Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1839
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 37.2 x 1434 cm (14 5/8 x 564 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.42
On View Location
Freer Gallery 08: Hokusai: Mad About Painting
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
bird, Edo period (1615 - 1868), fish, flower, Japan, makimono, plant, surimono, ukiyo-e
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hayashi Tadamasa (C.L. Freer source) French (born Japan), 1853 - 1906
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

Hokusai. Miscellaneous subjects: fishes, flowers, figures, landscapes, etc.
Color. Inscription. Signature. Three seals. Paper makimono.

Inscription(s)

Tenpō jū tsuchinoto i no fuyu Gakyō rōjin Manji hitsu yowai hachijū 天保十己亥冬画狂老人卍筆齢八十

Marking(s)

Artist's seal below signature: Katsushika (type 3)
Collector's seal upper right corner on first sheet: Hayashi Tadamasa zo no in

Published References
  • The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Exh. cat. .
  • Jack Hillier. Hokusai Drawings. London. pl. 82.
  • Harold P. Stern. Hokusai: Paintings and Drawings in the Freer Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 8, p. 18.
  • Ann Yonemura et al. Hokusai: Volume Two. Exh. cat. Washington, 2006. cat. 118, p. 34, 87.
  • Ann Yonemura. Hokusai: Volume One. Exh. cat. Washington, 2006. cat. 106, pp. 155-163.
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 97, pp. 260-261.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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