Oni Playing Biwa

Maker(s)
Artist: Matsumura Goshun 松村呉春 (1752-1811)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1780s
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 118.3 × 28.2 cm (46 9/16 × 11 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
F2018.4.5a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

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

To 2009
Matsumoto Shoeido, Kyoto [1]

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

From 2018
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA [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 Office.

[2] See note 1.

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

Previous Owner(s)

Mary Cowles
Matsumoto Shoeido
Cheney Cowles

Published References
  • "呉春." Goshun. Exh. cat. Ikeda. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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