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Ascending dragon

Ascending dragon
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Artist
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)
Date
1760-1849
Period
Edo period
Type
Painting
Medium
Ink and tint on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 78.8 × 16.4 cm (31 × 6 7/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1904.190
Previous custodian or owner
Honma Kosa (1842-1909)
Kobayashi Bunshichi 小林文七 (ca. 1861-1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
Collection of Mr. Homma [1]
To 1904
Bunshichi Kobayashi (circa 1861-1923), Boston, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Yokohama, to 1904 [2]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunshichi Kobayashi in Detroit in 1904 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] According to F1904.189, Curatorial Remark 3, citing an undated note from the Original Kakemono List. This probably refers to the collection of Kosa Homna (1842-1909) of Japan.
[2] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono List, pg. 130, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] 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