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Boy Playing Flute

Boy Playing Flute
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Artist
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Date
ca. 1840
Period
Edo period
Type
Painting
Album
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11.5 x 15.8 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/4 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1904.254
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.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View
Freer Gallery 08: Hokusai: Mad About Painting
Origin
Japan
Usage
Not determined