Wild geese, willows and peonies

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, 1568-1615
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 159.2 x 357.1 cm (62 11/16 x 140 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.133
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screen (six-panel)

Keywords
goose, Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615)
Provenance

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

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

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Screen List, S.I. 136, pg. 26, 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
  • Laurence Binyon. Japanese Art. International art series London and Leipzig. opp. p. 59.
  • Ann Arbor Art Association. Exhibition of Oriental and American Art: Under the Joint Auspices of the Alumni Memorial Committee and the Ann Arbor Art Association, on the Occasion of the Opening of the Alumni Memorial Hall, University of Michigan. Exh. cat. Ann Arbor and Detroit, May 11 - May 30, 1910. opp. p. 5.
  • Superb Exhibition of Oriental and American Art held under the auspices of the University of Michigan and the Art Association of Ann Arbor: Academy Notes. Buffalo, July 1910. p. 2.
  • Langdon Warner. The Freer Gift of Eastern Art to America. vol. 23, no. 8 New York, August. p. 593.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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