A Dragon’s head in clouds

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Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Chen Rong (active 1235-after 1262)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Medium
Ink on silk
Dimensions
H x W: 161 x 102.4 cm (63 3/8 x 40 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.261
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, dragon, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance

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

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Riu 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. 820, 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
Riu Gu Sai (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum