Woodcutter

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1849
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 113.6 × 39.6 cm (44 3/4 × 15 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.182
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), 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 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Screen List, L. 465, 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
  • Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. pl. 92.
  • Jack Hillier. Hokusai Drawings. London. pl. 91.
  • Hokusai nikuhitsuga taisei (Compilation of paintings by Hokusai). Tokyo. nos. 293, 294.
  • John T. Carpenter. Hokusai Paintings: Selected Essays. Venice. nos. 16.7, 16.8.
  • Matthi Forrer. Hokusai. New York. no. 447.
  • Harold P. Stern Narasaki Muneshige. Ukiyo-e shuka. vol. 16, Tokyo. nos. 55, 56.
  • Ernest Francisco Fenollosa. Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings of Hokusai: Held at the Japan Fine Art Association, Uyeno Park, Tókio, from 13th to 30th January, 1900. Exh. cat. Tokyo, January 13 - 30, 1900. no. 217.
  • Harold P. Stern. Hokusai: Paintings and Drawings in the Freer Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 7, 8, 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, 99.
  • 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, p. 242-43.
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 100-101, pp. 268-269.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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