Monk Semimaru

Maker(s)
Artist: Iwasa Matabei (1578-1650)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, early Edo (1615-1868)
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 54 x 39.4 cm (21 1/4 x 15 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1969.19
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, monk, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Kochukyo Co. Ltd. established 1924

Published References
  • Elisabeth West FitzHugh. A Pigment Census of Ukiyo-e Paintings in the Freer Gallery of Art. vol. 11 Washington and Ann Arbor, 1979. .
  • Susan Matisoff. The Legend of Semimaru, Blind Musician of Japan., 2nd edition. Boston. frontispiece.
  • Susan Matisoff. The Legend of Semimaru, Blind Musician of Japan. Studies in Oriental Culture, no. 14 New York. frontispiece.
  • Donald F. Gibbons, Dorothy Shepherd Payer, Katharine C. Ruhl. Techniques of Silversmithing in the Hormizd Plate. vol. 11 Washington and Ann Arbor. pp. 27-38.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum