Artist: Keisai Eisen 渓斎英泉 (1790-1848)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1843-1846
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 24.7 × 36.8 cm (9 3/4 × 14 1/2 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, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Late Edo period (1716 - 1868), ukiyo-e

To ?
Henri Vever (18541-1942), Paris, France. [1]

To ?
Richard Kruml, London, England. [2]

To 2013
Dr. John Fuegi and Jo Francis. [3]

From 2013
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dr. John Fuegi and Jo Francis. [4]


[1] There is a small HV seal of the French jeweler Henri Vever on the print. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[3] See note 2.

[4] See note 2. The print was gifted to the museum in 2013, and then it was transferred from the Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection to the Permanent Collection in 2014. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Dr. John Fuegi
Richard Kruml
Henri Vever 1854-1942

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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