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: Fireman climbing up a flag pole

Fireman climbing up a flag pole

Type
Hanging scroll
Maker(s)
Artist: Tsutsumi Torin III (ca. 1743 - 1820)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1743-1820
Medium
Color on silk
Dimension(s)
173.1 x 36.6 cm
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1896.93

To 1896
Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1896 [1]

From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkyo Matsuki in 1896 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 218, pg. 48, 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.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Bunkyo Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, man
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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