Egret by the Shore

Contained in wooden box with lid.

Artist: Takeuchi Seihō 竹内栖鳳 (1864-1942)
Historical period(s)
Meiji to Showa era, mid 19th-mid 20th century
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 48.6 x 70.1 cm (19 1/8 x 27 5/8 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

heron, Japan, kakemono, landscape, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Provenance research underway.

Contained in wooden box with lid.


Inscription reads: By unknown person-- that equates a poet to a painter and how poet can also be a painter. The formulation of both the word and image require high taste.

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