Hagi Blossoms/”Near the eaves” waka

Artist: Ōtagaki Rengetsu 大田垣蓮月 (1791-1875)
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 1868
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 35.1 × 5.7 cm (13 13/16 × 2 1/4 in)
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)

To 2015
Sanyudo, Kyoto [1]

From 2015 to 2018
Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Sanyudo on December 4, 2015 [2]

From 2018
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, Washington [3]


[1] Per information provided by the Cowles. See Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection 2018 Gift List for Freer/Sackler, object file, Collections Management.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mary Cowles
Cheney Cowles

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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