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Boy Viewing Mount Fuji
Boy Viewing Mount Fuji

Boy Viewing Mount Fuji

Artist: Katsushika Hokusai ???? (1760 - 1849)
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 36.2 x 51.3 cm (14 1/4 x 20 3/16 in)
landscape, Edo period (1615 - 1868), child, Mount Fuji, Japan, ukiyo-e, kakemono, Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Edo period
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1898 Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1853-1908), Japan, to 1898 [1] From 1898 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, through Edward S. Hull Jr., New York, in 1898 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 170, pg. 37, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Edward S. Hull Jr. was Ernest Francisco Fenollosa’s (1853-1908) lawyer. Hull often acted as an agent, facilitating purchases of objects consigned to him by Fenollosa, as well as purchases of objects consigned to him by Fenollosa's well-known associate, Bunshichi Kobayashi (see correspondence, Hull to Freer, 1898-1900, as well as invoices from E.S. Hull Jr., 1898-1900, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives). See also, Ingrid Larsen, "'Don’t Send Ming or Later Pictures': Charles Lang Freer and the First Major Collection of Chinese Painting in an American Museum," Ars Orientalis vol. 40 (2011), pgs. 15 and 34. See further, Thomas Lawton and Linda Merrill, Freer: A Legacy of Art, (Washington, D.C. and New York: Freer Gallery of Art and H. N. Abrams, 1993), pgs. 133-134. [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.
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