Freer|Sackler – AO 48




Project Texts: 
Anthologies of Japanese poetry

Fu, Shen, Glenn D. Lowry, Ann Yonemura, and Thomas Lawton. From Concept to Context: Approaches to Asian and Islamic Calligraphy. Exh. cat. Washington, DC: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1986, pp. 90-91. >>>>Read online on F|S Bookshelf

Ulak, James T., and Yukio Lippit. Sōtatsu. Exh. cat. Washington, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2015, pp. 232-33.


Information on Museum Website (accessed 8/19/2018):

(1) Poems with floral decoration

  • Accession Number: F1976.8
  • Type: Handscroll
  • Artist: Kojima Soshin (1580-ca. 1656)
  • Historical period(s): Edo period, 1652
  • Medium: Handscroll; ink and color on gold-decorated paper
  • Dimension(s): H x W (overall): 29.2 x 708.8 cm (11 1/2 x 279 1/16 in)
  • Geography: Japan
  • Credit Line: Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Collection: Freer Gallery of Art
(2) Kōetsu Sanjūrokkasen
  • Accession Number: FSC-GR-780.97 
  • Date: ca. 1610
  • Artist: original design attributed to Tosa Mitsushige (fl. 1390 - 1394)
  • Publisher: not given
  • Calligraphy: attributed to Hon'ami Kōetsu 本阿弥光悦 (1558-1637)
  • Place of publication: not given
  • Description: 1 volume in old Japanese case in modern case
  • Medium: Woodblock printed; ink on paper with hand coloring; paper covers with mica and gold leaf
  • Dimensions: 31.5 x 23.9 x 0.8 cm
  • Credit Line: Purchase, The Gerhard Pulverer Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund in appreciation of Jeffrey P. Cunard and his exemplary service to the Galleries as chair of the Board of Trustees (2003-2007)

Poems with floral decoration (F1976.8)

Kōetsu Sanjūrokkasen (FSC-GR-780.97)