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Medium:
Color on silk panel
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 85 × 61.7 cm (33 7/16 × 24 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Li Wenqing 李文卿 (ca. 1869 - 1931) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
To 1911
Li Wenqing (circa 1869-1931), Shanghai to 1911 [1]
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Li Wenqing, in China, in 1911 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 794, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object exhibits seals, colophons, or inscriptions that could provide additional information regarding the object’s history; see Curatorial Remarks in the object record for further details.
[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.
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.240
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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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_F1911.240