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Two men returning from cherry blossom viewing

Two men returning from cherry blossom viewing
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Artist
Tawaraya Sori III (fl. ca. late 18th-early 19th century)
Date
late 18th-early 19th century
Period
Edo period
Type
Painting
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 39.2 x 55.8 cm (15 7/16 x 21 15/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1906.52
Previous custodian or owner
Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900)
S. Ikeda (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1900
Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900), Kyoto, to 1900 [1]
To 1906
S. Ikeda, Tokyo, to 1906 [2]
From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from S. Ikeda in 1906 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Original Kakemono List, pg. 146, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1. It is probable that S. Ikeda refers to Ikeda Sei’emon (or Seisuke II), the eldest son of the well-known Japanese dealer and collector Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900). Ikeda Sei’emon maintained shops in Tokyo and Kyoto under the trade name S. Ikeda & Co. After the death of his father, Ikeda Sei’emon sold a number of objects from his father's collection (Ikeda Collection).
[3] See notes 1 and 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
Related Online Resources
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Origin
Japan