Fisherman

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai θ‘›ι£ΎεŒ—ζ–Ž (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1849
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 113 x 39.6 cm (44 1/2 x 15 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.181
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), fishing, Japan, kakemono, ukiyo-e
Provenance

To 1904
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Boston, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Yokohama, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi, in Detroit, in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 465, pg. 127, 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
  • Nobuo Tsuji. Hokusai. Nihon no bijutsu, 31; Bukku obu bukkusu Tokyo. pl. 61.
  • Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. pl. 93.
  • Ukiyo-e Shuka. 19 vols., Tokyo, 1978-1985. pl. 56.
  • Harold P. Stern. Hokusai: Paintings and Drawings in the Freer Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 6, p. 17.
  • l'Exposition des chefs d'oeuvre du Musee Guimet (The Exhibition of Masterpieces from Musee Guimet). Paris. p. 18.
  • Ann Yonemura et al. Hokusai: Volume Two. Exh. cat. Washington, 2006. cat. 142, p. 37.
  • Genshoku Ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten. 11 vols., , shohan. Tokyo, 1980-1982. p. 50, fig. 124.
  • unknown title. no. 126. pp. 107-110.
  • Ann Yonemura. Hokusai: Volume One. Exh. cat. Washington, 2006. cat. 162, pp. 242-243.
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 100, pp. 266-267.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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