Sakyamuni, Confucius and Lao-tzu under a pine

Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Medium
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 124.6 x 67.4 cm (49 1/16 x 26 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.72
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Buddhism, Confucius, fan, Japan, kakemono, Laozi, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), pine tree
Provenance

To 1904
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Siegfried Bing in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 360, pg. 91, 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)

Siegfried Bing (C.L. Freer source) 1838 - 1905
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Published References
  • Nobuo Tsuji. A Folding Fan Illustrating 'The Unity of the Three Creeds' by Kano Motonobu. vol. 24, nos.1-4, March 1976. pl. 1.
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho (Japanese Art : Selections from Western Collections). 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. pl. 79.
  • Yoshiaki Shimizu. An Individual Taste for Japanese Painting. vol. 118, no. 258 London, August 1983. pp. 136-149, fig. 7.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum