Boats Moored on the Nighttime River

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Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Yuan Jiang (ca. 1694-1743) Spurious signature of Li Sheng (active early 10th century)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 79.5 × 46.9 cm (31 5/16 × 18 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1915.30
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, landscape, night, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), river
Provenance

To 1915
Lee Kee Son, San Francisco, to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lee Kee Son 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. 973, 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
Lee Kee Son (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. p. 258.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum