Guan Yu and Zhou Cang

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Zhao Mengfu 趙孟頫 (1254-1322)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 80.3 x 86.2 cm (31 5/8 x 33 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.536
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
chair, China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), reading, sword
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 Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 868, 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

Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. p. 248.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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