No. 91 from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai ่‘›้ฃพๅŒ—ๆ–Ž (1760-1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1835-1836
School
Ukiyo-e
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet and image): 25.6 x 37.6 cm (10 1/16 x 14 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1903.288
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Drawing
Type

Drawing

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), hanshita-e, Japan, poet
Provenance

To 1903
Yamanaka & Company, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1903 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. This object belongs with thirty-three drawings purchased in 1903, but not given accession numbers until 1907 [F1907.548 through F1907.580]. See Accession List, as well as Freer Letter Book 10, pg. 297, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freerโ€™s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.

[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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source) 1917 - 1965

Published References
  • Yuriko Iwakiri. "ๅŒ—ๆ–Žใ€Œ็™พไบบไธ€้ฆ–ใ†ใฐใŒใˆใจใใ€." Picture of Hokusai "Hyakuichi Nijiri Uba Egataki". vol. 17 Koyoto, Japan, 2017/03/31. p. 87, fig. 28.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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