Viewing the maples

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1615-1868
Color on paper
H x W: 105.2 x 181.5 cm (41 7/16 x 71 7/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Screen (four-panels, mounted on boards)

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan

To 1973
Mr. Fujioka, Kyoto, Japan [1]

From 1973 – 1978
Mayuyama & Co., Ltd, purchased from Mr. Fujioka, Kyoto, Japan [2]

From 1978
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. [3]


[1] Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 2. Mayuyama & Co., Ltd purchased object from Mr. Fujioka of Kyoto on April 8, 1973.

[3] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office. See also receipt of payment, and letter to Mayuyama dated August 2, 1977, copies in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mayuyama & Co., Ltd.
Mr. Fujioka

Published References
  • Kobayashi Tadashi. Edo-no-Kaiga [A Kaleidoscope of Painting Styles: Essays on Edo Period Paintings]. Tokyo. pp. 138-139, fig. 95.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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