Kobo Daishi as a child seated on a lotus

Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, 15th-16th century
Medium
Color and gold on silk panel
Dimensions
H x W: 186 x 64.5 cm (73 1/4 x 25 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.267
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
child, Japan, kakemono, lotus, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), portrait
Provenance

To 1905
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1905 [1]

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

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

Notes:

[1] 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
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

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

Copyright with museum