Crane

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Previous custodian or 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.
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
1760-1849
Period
Edo period
Accession Number
F1904.208
Artist
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Topic
crane
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
Japanese Art
Origin
Japan
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)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Painting
Album