A swallow flying over a wave

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
Medium
Ink and tint on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 32 x 51.8 cm (12 5/8 x 20 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1904.338
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, swallow
Provenance

Mr. Kawahara, Osaka [1]

To 1904
Yamanaka & Company, to 1904 [2]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company 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, L. 487, pg. 135, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 2.

[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)

Mr. Kawahara
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source) 1917 - 1965

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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