Winter: two women looking at a flower in the snow

Maker(s)
Artist: Kubo Shunman 窪俊満 (1757-1820)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Color and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 88.3 × 31.3 cm (34 3/4 × 12 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.245
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), flower, Japan, kakemono, snow, ukiyo-e, winter, woman
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 Kobayashi Bunshichi in November 1903 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See List of Kakemon and Makimono, no. I, pg. 88, no. 352, 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
Bunshichi Kobayashi (C.L. Freer source) circa 1861 - 1923

Published References
  • et. al. Nikuhitsu Ukiyo-e. 10 vols., Tokyo. fig. 58.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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