View of an Interior

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th century
Color and gold on paper
H x W: 175.7 x 369.7 cm (69 3/16 x 145 9/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Screen (six-panel)

cat, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Tokyo, Japan, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Tokyo, Japan, from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]

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


[1] See Original Screen List, S.I. 133, pg. 35, 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

Published References
  • Doris Croissant. Sotatsu und der Sotatsu-Stil: Untersuchungen zu Repertoire, Ikonographie und Asthetik der Malerei des Tawaraya Sotatsu (um 1600-1640). Munchener ostasiatische Studien: Sonderreihe, Bd. 3 Wiesbaden. pl. 94.
  • Alexander Coburn Soper Shimada Shujiro. Review of Zaigai hiho: Obei shuzo Nihon kaiga shusei (A Collection of Japanese Paintings Owned in Europe and America); Volume on Screens, the Rimpa (Korin and His School) Style, and Bunjinga
    . vol. 32, no. 1 Washington and Zurich. .
  • Zaigai hiho (Japanese Paintings in Western Collections). 3 vols., Tokyo. p. 67, pl. 49.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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