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Poet Semimaru with His Lute in a Bag

Artist
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Date
1839
Period
Edo period
Type
Painting
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (panel): 174 x 30.7 cm (68 1/2 x 12 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Accession Number
F1902.27
Previous custodian or owner
Thomas E. Kirby (1846 - 1924) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1902
Thomas E. Kirby (1846-1924), New York to 1902 [1]
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Thomas E. Kirby in 1902 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 269, pg. 61, 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.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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On View
Freer Gallery 08: Hokusai: Mad About Painting
Origin
Japan