Portrait of Mu-an Hsing-Tao

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 17th century
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 85.7 × 33.3 cm (33 3/4 × 13 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1982.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Buddhism, Edo period (1615 - 1868), fly whisk, funerary, Japan, kakemono, poems, portrait, WWII-era provenance, Zen Buddhism
Provenance

To 1981
Seiichi Honde, Kyoto, Japan [1]

From 1981
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Seiichi Honde, Kyoto, Japan [2]

Notes:

[1] See object file.

[2] The hanging scroll was transferred from the Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection to the permanent collection in April 1982.

Previous Owner(s)

Honde Seiichi

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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