River Landscape with Tall Pines

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Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Wang Meng 王蒙 (ca. 1308-1385)
Historical period(s)
Possibly early Ming dynasty, possibly 14th-15th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 37.6 x 24.6 cm (14 13/16 x 9 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1915.36c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
China, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), pine tree, river
Provenance

To 1915
Tonying and Company, New York to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tonying and Company, New York in 1915 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Album List, pg. 48, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. By at least 1917, Tonying and Company maintained business locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Paris, London, and New York, NY. 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
Tonying and Company (C.L. Freer source)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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