A Priest (Kobo Daishi) practicing the Tantra, a demon before him, and a wolf behind

Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai θ‘›ι£ΎεŒ—ζ–Ž (1760 - 1849)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1760-1868
School
Ukiyo-e School
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 152.5 x 251.4 cm (60 1/16 x 99 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.282
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
demon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, priest, tantra, ukiyo-e, wolf
Provenance

To 1905
H.R. Yamamoto, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H.R. Yamamoto in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 517, pg. 143, 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)

H. R. Yamamoto (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum