Mr. Kawara, Osaka 
Yamanaka & Company, to 1906 
From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1906 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 According to a note from Original Kakemono List (see Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record).
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Screen List, L. 536, pg. 147, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
 See note 2.
 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)
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
- Published References
- Jodo shu bijutsu no tenkai. Kyoto. p. 55.
- Langdon Warner. The Freer Gift of Eastern Art to America. vol. 23, no. 8 New York, August. p. 592.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum