History of the temple called Yatadera

Seven inscriptions. Inscription in red on box.

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Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, 1333-1573
Medium
Color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 33.2 x 1370.2 cm (13 1/16 x 539 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.113a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
fire, hell, Japan, makimono, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), temple
Provenance

To 1903
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in Japan in 1903 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Makimono List, S.I. 10, pg. 82, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. For information regarding purchase location, see Accession List.

[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

Description

Seven inscriptions. Inscription in red on box.

Published References
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho (Japanese Art : Selections from Western Collections). 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. pl. 76 and p. 154.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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