Crane

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Former owner
Bunshichi Kobayashi 小林文七 (circa 1861 - 1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1904
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Boston, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Yokohama, to 1904 [1]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi in 1904 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Album List, pg. 1, Sketches by Hokusai, S.I. 4, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Topic
crane
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
Japanese Art
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Artist
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Ink and color on paper; mounted as an album leaf
Dimensions
H x W (album mount): 59 x 36.7 cm (23 1/4 x 14 7/16 in)
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Japan
1760-1849
Period
Edo period
Type
Painting
Album
Accession Number
F1904.208