Five-line calligraphy

Artist: Ichikawa Beian 市河米庵 (1779-1858)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, first half 19th century
Ink on silk satin
H x W: 102.4 x 44.5 cm (40 5/16 x 17 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Seiichi Honde
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), WWII-era provenance

To 1980
Seiichi Honde, Kyoto, Japan [1]

From 1980
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Seiichi Honde, Kyoto, Japan [2]


[1] The hanging scroll was given by Seiichi Honde on March 1980. It was transferred from the Freer Study Collection to the Freer Gallery of Art permanent collection on November 1985. See object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Honde Seiichi

Published References
  • John M. Rosenfield, Yoshiaki Shimizu. Masters of Japanese Calligraphy: 8th-19th Century. Exh. cat. New York. pp. 310-311.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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