Scenes from the Lives of Famous Men

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Wang Zhenpeng (傳)王振鵬 (ca. 1280-1329)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (each image): 33.2 x 39.1 cm (13 1/16 x 15 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.514
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 1911
Riu Cheng Chai, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Riu Cheng Chai in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Makimono List, R. 718, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object was kept in the Reserved Section until 1921, when it was given a general registration number.

[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 Cheng Chai (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Cynthia Joanne Brokaw Kai-Wing Chow. Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China. Studies on China, 27 Berkeley. fig. 55.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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