“Yiueh-yang Tower”

Artist: Ike Taiga 池大雅 (1723-1776)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th century
Ink and color on paper
H x W: 212.8 x 71.4 cm (83 3/4 x 28 1/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono, landscape

To ?
Kawabata Yasunari (1899-1972). [1]

To 1964
Hollis and Mayuyama, Inc., New York. [2]

From 1964
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hollis and Mayuyama, Inc., New York. [3]


[1] Curatorial remark 3 in the object record. See also copy of invoice from Oct 9, 1964 in the object folder.

[2] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Hollis and Mayuyama, Inc.
Yasunari Kawabata 1899-1972

Published References
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho [Japanese Art: Selections from Western Collections]. 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. vol. 6: pp. 126-127, pls. 11-12.
  • Suzuki Susumu. Ike no Taiga. no. 114 Tokyo, November 1975. fig. 16.
  • Mayuyama Junkichi. Japanese Art in the West. Tokyo. pl. 280 b.
  • Kazuo Kurimoto. Ike Taiga sakuhin shu [Collection of Paintings by Ike Taiga]. Tokyo. pl. 224.1.
  • Genshoku Nihon no Bijutsu [A Kaleidoscope of Japanese Art]. 30 vols., Tokyo, 1966-1980. vol. 27: pl. 102.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 134.
  • Yoshizawa Tadashi. Ikeno Taiga hitsu Gakuyoro-zu [Picture of Yo-yang Tower] fusuma-e. no. 42 Tokyo. p. 215.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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