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Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Qian Xuan 錢選 (late 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Yuan or Ming dynasty, 14th century
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 28.5 x 58.3 cm (11 1/4 x 22 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1915.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

To 1915
L.C. Pang Collection (1864-1949), Chekiang, China, to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the L.C. Pang Collection, through C.T. Loo, in San Francisco, 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. 955, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, P'ang Catalogue, No. 63. 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] According to an Accession List note, Charles Lang Freer purchased F1915.17- F1915.26 from the L.C. Pang Collection of Chekiang, China, through C.T. Loo, while at San Francisco in April 1915. Payment was made through Leyer and Co. of Shanghai, China. See Voucher no. 3, May 1915. According to Curatorial Remark 5 in the object record, this object was exhibited at The Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois, 1917, no. 48.

[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
Pang Yuanji (C.L. Freer source) 1864-1949

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

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