Walking figure of a courtesan

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai θ‘›ι£ΎεŒ—ζ–Ž (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1760-1868
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet and image): 38.8 x 22.7 cm (15 1/4 x 8 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.73
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
courtesan, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, ukiyo-e
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. 361, 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 1838 - 1905
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Published References
  • Harold P. Stern. Ukiyo-e Painting. Exh. cat. Washington and Baltimore, 1973. cat. 102, pp. 270-271.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum