Landscape. Seasons: autumn and winter

Artist: Sesson Shukei 雪村周継 (1504-1589)
Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, 16th century
Ink and slight color on paper
H x W: 153.3 x 329.6 cm (60 3/8 x 129 3/4 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Screen (six-panel)

autumn, Japan, landscape, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), winter
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Osaka Municipal Museum of Art. Chusei byobu-e. Kyoto. pl. 83.
  • Keiko Kawamoto. Nihon byobue shusei. 18 vols., Tokyo, 1977-1982. vol. 2: pp. 166-7, 170, pl. 71.
  • Nihon bijutsu kaiga zenshu. 25 vols., Tokyo, 1977-1980. vol. 8: pl. 8.
  • Nakamura Tanio. Sesson to kanto suiboka ga. no. 63 Tokyo, August 1971. pl. 3.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 77, vol. 2: p. 175.
  • Etoh Shun. Study on Season. no. 46, January 1967. pp. 41-48, pl. 16.
  • Nakamura Tanio. Sesson hitsu, skiki sansui zu buobu. no. 22, June 1968. pp. 91-92.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 113.
  • Etoh Shun. Sesson Shukei zengashu. Tokyo. p. 117.
  • Yoshiaki Shimizu. Asahi Hyakka., June 15, 1980. cat. 116, p. 145.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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