Fishing Alone in a Mountain Stream

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Maker(s)
Artist: Follower of Li Tang 李唐 (ca. 1050s-after 1130) Traditionally attributed to Fan Kuan (傳)范寬 (ca. 960-ca. 1030)
Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, 13th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 32.4 x 85.9 cm (12 3/4 x 33 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.199
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, fishing, landscape, river, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)
Provenance

To 1911
Shu Gu Sai, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Shu Gu Sai 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. 739, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Label

To learn more about this and similar objects, visit http://www.asia.si.edu/SongYuan/default.asp Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy.

Published References
  • Osvald Siren. Chinese Paintings in American Collections. Annales du Musee Guimet. Bibliotheque d'art. Nouvelle serie. II Paris and Brussels, 1927-1928. pl. 105.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. pp. 212-213.
  • The Freer Collection. vol. 3, no. 8 New York and Washington, June 1912. p. 617.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Rights Statement

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