Six representations of yujo, their attendants, their houses, etc

Maker(s)
Artist: Toshinaga
Historical period(s)
Edo period, early 19th century
Medium
Color and black on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 112.6 x 269.2 cm (44 5/16 x 106 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1905.312
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screen (six-panel)

Keywords
attendant, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, ukiyo-e
Provenance

Marquis Okubo Collection [1]

To 1905
H.M. Mayeda, to 1905 [2]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H.M. Mayeda, New York, in 1905 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Original Screen List, L. 110, pg. 32, 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)

Hidemitsu Mayeda (C.L. Freer source)
Marquis Okubo
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Ukiyo-e Shuka. 19 vols., Tokyo, 1978-1985. pl. 26.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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