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Artist:
Formerly attributed to Qian Xuan 錢選 (late 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.9 x 31.7 cm (9 13/16 x 12 1/2 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Possibly Ming dynasty
Former owner:
Loon Gu Sai (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
To 1909
Loon Gu Sai, Beijing, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Loon Gu Sai, Beijing, in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Album List, pg. 31, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Ingrid Larsen, "'Don’t Send Ming or Later Pictures': Charles Lang Freer and the First Major Collection of Chinese Painting in an American Museum," Ars Orientalis vol. 40 (2011), Loon Gu Sai was possibly Lunguzhai, a store in the antiques district of Liulichang.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Topic:
pine tree  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.248e
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.248e