Snow-laden Pine Boughs

Maker(s)
Artist: Signature of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th century
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 25.9 × 65.9 cm (10 3/16 × 25 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1903.124
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, pine tree, snow, winter
Provenance

To 1903
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Boston, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Yokohama, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi in 1903 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 336, pg. 83, 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
Kobayashi Bunshichi (C.L. Freer source) ca. 1861-1923

Published References
  • Gaston Migeon. Chefs-d'œuvre d'art japonais. Paris. pl. 7, no. 33.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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