Metal-cut of Print No. 45 in reduced scale after Drawing No. 45 by Hokusai (1760-1849)

Artist: Charles Gillot (1853-1903)
Historical period(s)
Zinc metal-cut mounted on wood
H x W x D (overall): 14.6 x 21.3 x 2.3 cm (5 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 7/8 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Tool and Equipment

Printing plate/block


To 1902
Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921), Kidderminster, England, to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Michael Tomkinson in 1902 [2]

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


[1] Folder sheet note. Michael Tomkinson gave this object to C.L. Freer in 1902, when Freer purchased a group of related Hokusai drawings (F1907.548-F1907.580). See Voucher, August 1902, Sheet No. 3, among group entitled "Journal," Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Registration List and Appendix VIII to "Inventory," Miscellaneous Section, 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. Transferred to Library (according to Curatorial Remark 2, L.O. West, April 12, 1956).

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Michael Tomkinson (C.L. Freer source) 1841-1921
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
European Art
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