Cloudy Mountains

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Mi Fu (傳)米芾 (1052-1107)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 21.1 x 292.3 cm (8 5/16 x 115 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.202
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, landscape, mountain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), river
Provenance

To 1909
Loon Gu-sai, Beijing, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Loon Gu-sai in 1909 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 660, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Although the Accession List specifies that this object was purchased from Loon Gu-sai, Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record notes only that the object was purchased from an unnamed dealer in Peking.
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.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Loon Gu Sai (C.L. Freer source)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum