Su Dongpo in a Borrowed Hat

Maker(s)
Artist: Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836-1924)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1912
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink and light color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 168.9 × 48.4 cm (66 1/2 × 19 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2018.4.24a-f
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
hanging scroll, Japan, Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance

To 2009
Matsumoto Shoeido, Kyoto [1]

From 2009 to 2018
Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Matsumoto Shoeido on November 9, 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)

Matsumoto Shoeido
Mary Cowles
Cheney Cowles

Published References
  • Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. "生誕百五十年記念富岡鉄斎展." Seitan hyakugojūnen kinen Tomioka Tessaiten. Exh. cat. Kyoto. pl. 106.
  • "開館五周年記念展:鉄斎・東坡の世界." Kaikan goshūnen kinen: Tessai・Tōba no sekai. Exh. cat. Takarazuka, Hyogo. pl. 6.
  • Kodakane Tarō. "別冊墨第10号. :富岡鉄斎、人と書." Bessatsu Sumi 10: Tomioka Tessai, hito to sho. Tokyo. p. 154.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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