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image: Bamboo stems with branches and foliage

Bamboo stems with branches and foliage

Type
Hanging scroll
Maker(s)
Artist: Kishi Ganku (1749-1838)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
School
Individualist School
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimension(s)
145.7 x 79.6 cm
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1894.30

To 1894
M. Terauchi, to 1894 [1]

From 1894 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Terauchi in December 1894 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note, object file. For price, see Journal Voucher, December, 1894, 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: M. Terauchi
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
bamboo, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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