Landscape: high cliffs, water and a temple

Maker(s)
Artist: Kanō Hōgai 狩野芳崖 (1828-1888)
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 148.5 x 81.2 cm (58 7/16 x 31 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1903.119
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, landscape, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), temple, water
Provenance

To 1903
Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1853-1908), New York, NY, and Spring Hill, AL, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ernest Francisco Fenollosa in 1903 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 315, pg. 76, 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
  • Okakura Shusui Honda Tenjo. Kano Hogai ibokucho (Paintings by Kano Hogai). Tokyo. pl. 41.
  • Ernest F. Fenollosa Papers: The Houghton Library, Harvard University. 2 vols., , Japanese edition. Tokyo. pl. 6.
  • Arte del Giappone e della Corea. Elite, storia universale dell'arte, 7 Milan. pl. 95.
  • Capolavori nei secoli: Enciclopedia di tutte i popoli in tutti i tempi. 12 vols., Milan, 1961 - 1964. p. 149.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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