Daoist Deities and Attendants

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Liang Kai 梁楷 (late 12th-early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, early 15th century
School
Zhe School
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 147.4 x 75.2 cm (58 1/16 x 29 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.265
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
attendant, China, Daoism, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), worship
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. 825, 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
Riu Gu Sai (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum