Yang Kuei-fei

Maker(s)
Artist: Chōbunsai Eishi 鳥文斎栄之 (1756 - 1829)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th-19th century
Medium
Color and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W: 169 x 42.3 cm (66 9/16 x 16 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.11
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
concubine, Edo period (1615 - 1868), flute, Japan, kakemono, music
Provenance

To 1906
Steyhahat, at Toyama, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Steyhahat, at Toyama, in 1906 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 209, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Accession List, Collections Management office.

[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

Published References
  • Klaus Joachim Brandt. Hosoda Eishi (1756-1829): Der japanische Maler und Holzschnittmeister und seine Schuler. Stuttgart. cat. 477.
  • 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