Single line in clerical style

Maker(s)
Artist: Ichikawa Beian 市河米庵 (1779-1858)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th-mid 19th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 133.3 x 29 cm (52 1/2 x 11 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1985.34
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
clerical script, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1982
Fusao Komiya, Tokyo, Japan [1]

From 1982
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Fusao Komiya, Tokyo, Japan [2]

Notes:

[1] The hanging scroll was purchased on November 1982. 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)

Fusao Komiya

Published References
  • John M. Rosenfield, Yoshiaki Shimizu. Masters of Japanese Calligraphy: 8th-19th Century. Exh. cat. New York. p. 312.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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