Priest and pavilion, fragment of the Honen Shonin Gyojo Ezu

Historical period(s)
Kamakura period, 1185-1333
Ink and color on paper
H x W: 39.8 x 63.6 cm (15 11/16 x 25 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Japan, kakemono, Kamakura period (1185 - 1333), priest

To 1970
Harry C. Nail Jr., El Dorado, AR [1]

From 1970
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Harry C. Nail Jr., El Dorado, AR [2]


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

[2] See statement dated from July 1, 1972, which lists the object as being approved by S. Dillion Ripley, Secretary for the April 21, 1970; copy in the object folder. Also see note 1, and Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Harry C. Nail Jr.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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