Yamanaka & Company, to 1903 
From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1903 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Kakemono List, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’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.
 See note 1.
 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)
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
- Published References
- Harold P. Stern Narasaki Muneshige. Ukiyo-e shuka. vol. 16, Tokyo. pl. 43.
- Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. pl. 62.
- Elisabeth West FitzHugh. A Pigment Census of Ukiyo-e Paintings in the Freer Gallery of Art. vol. 11 Washington and Ann Arbor, 1979. pp. 27-38.
- et. al. Nikuhitsu Ukiyo-e. 10 vols., Tokyo. p. 57, pl. 29.
- Thomas Lawton Linda Merrill. Freer: a legacy of art. Washington and New York, 1993. pp. 99, 118, fig. 79.
- Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 70, pp. 192-193.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
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