Tree, autumn vine and snow

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1615-1868
Color on paper
H x W: 126.3 x 48.2 cm (49 3/4 x 19 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

autumn, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, snow, tree

To 1904
Pierre Barboutau (1862-1916), France, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the Pierre Barboutau sale, through Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, in 1904 [2]

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


[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Panel List, pg. 13, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remark 2, and undated folder sheet note, in the object record, which references the Barboutau Collection Catalogue, no. 83.

[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.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Pierre Barboutau (C.L. Freer source) 1862-1916

Published References
  • Biographies des artistes japonais dont les oeuvres figurent dans la collection Pierre Barboutau. 2 vols. Paris, June 3, 1904. vol. 1: opp. p. 38, fig. 83.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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