Passing rains on the bay

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

Hanging scroll

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

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

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


[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) and Custodian(s)

Mr. Toyosaburo Taniguchi

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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