Two poems and postscript in standard script

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Maker(s)
Artist: Zheng Xianqing (17th century)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 17th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 23.4 x 51.8 cm (9 3/16 x 20 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.398b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Calligraphy
Type

Fan (mounted as album leaf)

Keywords
China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 1909
Ho, Beijing, to 1909 [1]

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

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Kakemono List, R. 268, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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
Ho (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum

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