Passing rains on the bay

Maker(s)
Artist: Takashima Hokkai 高島北海 (1850-1931)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, early 20th century
Medium
Ink, colors on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 48.5 x 85.4 cm (19 1/8 x 33 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Toyosaburo Taniguchi
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1997.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
boat, hill, Japan, kakemono, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), rain, tree, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1976
Toyosaburo Taniguchi, Osaka, Japan. [1]

From 1976
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Toyosaburo Taniguchi, Osaka, Japan. [2]

Notes:

[1] Collector Taniguchi Toyosaburo of Osaka, Japan, presented 95 paintings that had long been in his collection to the Freer Gallery of Art in 1976, as a gesture of goodwill to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.

[2] In 1997, the hanging scroll was transferred from the Freer Study Collection to the Freer Gallery of Art permanent collection.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Toyosaburo Taniguchi

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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