Kankan: Worthy of Being Remembered (Twelve letters toTsuji Dōsen of Saami in Okazaki)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836-1924)
Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1919
Medium
Handscroll; ink on patterned paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 23.1 × 1066.9 cm (9 1/8 × 420 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2018.4.32a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Document
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
handscroll, Japan, letter, Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Taisho era (1912 - 1926)
Provenance

To 2013
Yamazoe Tenkodo, Kyoto [1]

From 2013 to 2018
Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Yamazoe Tenkodo on December 29, 2013 [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)

Yamazoe Tenkodo
Mary Cowles
Cheney Cowles

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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