Lonely Temple in the Mountains

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Li Cheng 李成 (919-967)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, possibly 15th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 127.3 × 63.7 cm (50 1/8 × 25 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1915.122
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), mountain, pavilion, river, temple
Provenance

To 1915
Frederick Moore, New York, to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Moore in 1915 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 988, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remarks. 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
Frederick Moore (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Beatrice Hohenegger. Liquid Jade: The Story of Tea from East to West., 1st ed. New York. p. 10.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum