Carp ascending a waterfall

Artist: Ohara Koson 小原古邨 (1877-1945)
Historical period(s)
Taisho or Showa era, ca. 1926
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 27.6 x 24 cm (10 7/8 x 9 7/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of John Fuegi and Jo Francis
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Woodblock print

carp, fish, Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989), Taisho era (1912 - 1926), waterfall

To 2002
Dr. John Fuegi, Copenhagen and Adelphi, MD, to 2002

From 2002
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Dr. John Fuegi in 2002

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Dr. John Fuegi

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