Spring Festival on the River

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Zhang Zeduan (late 11th-early 12th century)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 28.5 x 689 cm (11 1/4 x 271 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1915.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
blue-and-green style, China, festival, landscape, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), river, spring
Provenance

To 1915
Edmund Backhouse (1873-1944), Peking, to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Edmund Backhouse through T.J. Larkin, London, in 1915 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also, Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 933, 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
Edmund Backhouse (C.L. Freer source) 1873-1944

Published References
  • Roderick Whitfield. Chang Tse-tuan's Ch'ing-ming shang-ho-t'u. Ann Arbor. pp. 89, 205-206.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

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