Three gardeners of the Emperor Takakura heating sake over a fire of maple leaves

Maker(s)
Artist: Kikuchi Yōsai 菊池容斎 (1788-1878)
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk.
Dimensions
H x W: 39.2 x 51 cm (15 7/16 x 20 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.131
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
drinking, Edo period (1615 - 1868), fire, Japan, kakemono, sake
Provenance

To 1904
Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921), Kidderminster, England, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Michael Tomkinson in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 429, pg. 113, 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)

Michael Tomkinson (C.L. Freer source) 1841 - 1921
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Frederick William Gookin. Descriptive Catalogue of the Japanese Paintings in the Charles Lang Freer Collection. Detroit. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum