Large Toad

Contained in wooden box with lid, paper label with inscription.

Artist: Obaku Tokuan (active 1910-1935)
Calligrapher: Ōbaku Chokuō 黄檗直翁 (1867-1937)
Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1919
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 123.1 x 34 cm (48 7/16 x 13 3/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase from the Estate of Robert O. Muller with funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

Japan, kakemono, Taisho era (1912 - 1926), toad

To 2004
Robert O. Muller (1911-2003), Newtown, CT, to 2004

From 2004
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the Estate of Robert O. Muller through Joan Mirviss, Ltd., New York, NY, in 2004

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Estate of Robert O. Muller
Robert O. Muller 1911-2003


Contained in wooden box with lid, paper label with inscription.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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