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The Four Accomplishments
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The Four Accomplishments

The Four Accomplishments

Maker(s)
Artist: Utagawa Toyohiro, 1773-1828
Medium:
Color and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 101.8 x 41.5 cm (40 1/16 x 16 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868), music, go, qin, koto, Japan, the four accomplishments, gold, ukiyo-e, kakemono, Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period
Accession Number:
F1903.57
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1903 Yamanaka & Company, to 1903 [1] From 1903 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in March 1903 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Kakemono and Makimono List, no. 1, pg. 70, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City. [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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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