The Four Gentlemen

Artist: Tani Bunchō 谷文晁 (1763-1840)
Calligrapher: Tong Yuanji (Chinese, active Japan, recorded 1798)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1798
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 81.6 x 30.2 cm (32 1/8 x 11 7/8 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

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

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


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

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

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

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