River landscape: red foliage and Mount Fuji

Maker(s)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige II 歌川広重 二世 (1826 - 1869)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid 19th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 118.6 x 63.9 cm (46 11/16 x 25 3/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.234
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, landscape, Mount Fuji, river, water
Provenance

To 1905
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Boston, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Yokohama, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono List, pg. 141, 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)

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

Published References
  • Elisabeth West FitzHugh. A Pigment Census of Ukiyo-e Paintings in the Freer Gallery of Art. vol. 11 Washington and Ann Arbor, 1979. pp. 27-38.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum