A girl holding a letter behind her back

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1760-1849
Medium
Color and ink on silk
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 179 x 45.9 cm (70 1/2 x 18 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.185
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
child, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, ukiyo-e
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Honma Kosa 1842 - 1909
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Bunshichi Kobayashi (C.L. Freer source) circa 1861 - 1923

Published References
  • 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. cat. 63.
  • Ann Yonemura et al. Hokusai: Volume Two. Exh. cat. Washington, 2006. p. 32.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum