The Four Gentlemen

Maker(s)
Artist: Tani Bunchō 谷文晁 (1763-1840)
Calligrapher: Tong Yuanji (Lishan) (China, active Japan, recorded 1798)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1798
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 81.6 x 30.2 cm (32 1/8 x 11 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-PA-233a-e
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
bamboo, chrysanthemum, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Hauge collection, Japan, kakemono, orchid, plum blossom
Provenance

From early 1950’s to 2008
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 2008
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2008

Notes:

[1] Object file. Purchased by the Hauges in Japan in the early 1950’s.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919-2013, 1923-2015)

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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