Mountain landscape

Artist: Sesshu Toyo (1420-1506)
Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, 15th-16th century
Ink and color on paper
H x W (.4): 161 x 351.2 cm (63 3/8 x 138 1/4 in) H x W (.5): 161.5 x 352.3 cm (63 9/16 x 138 11/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Screens (six-panel)

Japan, landscape, mountain, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho [Japanese Art: Selections from Western Collections]. 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. vol. 3: pp. 133-134, pls. 50-51.
  • Zaigai hiho [(Japanese Paintings in Western Collections]. 3 vols., Tokyo. vol. 2: pt. II, p. 117, vol. 2, pt. I, pl. 92.
  • Keiko Kawamoto. Nihon byobue shusei. 18 vols., Tokyo, 1977-1982. vol. 2: p. 111, pls. 16-17.
  • Great Drawings of All Time. 4 vols., New York. pl. 914.
  • Takaaki Matsushita. Sesshu. no. 180 Tokyo, September 1974. fig. 76.
  • Mara Miller. Expressions of States of Mind in Asia: Proceedings of the INALCO-UNO Workshop held in Naples. Naples, May 27, 2000. pl. 6.
  • Tokyo National Museum. Sesshu: 450-nen Kinenten Zuroku [Illustrated Catalogue: Exhibitions Commemorating 450th Anniversary of His Death]. Exh. cat. Tokyo. pl. 31.
  • Genshoku Nihon no Bijutsu [A Kaleidoscope of Japanese Art]. 30 vols., Tokyo, 1966-1980. vol. 27: pls. 55-6.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 26, vol. 2: p.160.
  • Tajima Shiichi. Sesshu gashu: Reproductions of Paintings by Shesshu. Tokyo. p. 13, pl. 15.
  • Sesshu. vol. 15. pp. 76-77, pl. 26.
  • Shigeyasu Hasumi. Sesshu toyo ron : Sono ningenzo to sakuhin [The Study of Sesshu Toyo: His Humanity and Works]. Tokyo. p. 88.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 110.
  • Nakamura Tanio, Kanazawa Hiroshi. Sesshu gagyo shusei. Tokyo. pp. 116-117, 245.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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