Thatching the Roof

Maker(s)
Artist: Yokoi Kinkoku 横井金谷 (1761-1832)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1820s
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink and color on satin
Dimensions
H x W (image): 126.1 × 45.7 cm (49 5/8 × 18 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2018.4.11a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), hanging scroll, Japan, Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, work
Provenance

To 2009
Tessaido, Kyoto [1]

From 2009 to 2018
Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Tessaido on March 1, 2009 [2]

From 2018
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, Washington [3]

Notes:

[1] Per information provided by the Cowles. See Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection 2018 Gift List for Freer/Sackler, object file, Collections Management.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Tessaido
Mary Cowles
Cheney Cowles

Published References
  • "楳亭・金谷―近江蕪村と呼ばれた画家." Baitei ・ Kinkoku - Ōmi Buson to yobareta gaka. Exh. cat. Ōtsu. pl. 207.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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