Four children under a willow tree

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Qian Xuan 錢選 (late 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 17th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 137.6 x 70.9 cm (54 3/16 x 27 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.535a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
child, China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), willow tree
Provenance

To 1911
Li Wenqing (circa 1869-1931), Shanghai to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Li Wenqing, in China, in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Kakemono List, L. 867, 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
Li Wenqing (C.L. Freer source) ca. 1869 - 1931

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

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