Kasuga Mandala

Historical period(s)
Nanbokucho period, mid 14th century
Medium
Ink, color and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 92.9 x 40 cm (36 9/16 x 15 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.201
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Buddhism, deer, Japan, kakemono, mandala, mirror, Nanbokucho period (1333 - 1392), Shinto
Provenance

Temple Kozanji [1]

To 1904
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1904 [2]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1904 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] According to a note from the Original Kakemono List (see Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record).

[2] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono List, S.I. 41, pg. 133, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 1.

[4] 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)

Temple Kozanji
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum