Leaving the Calf Behind

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Zhou Fang (傳)周昉 (ca. 730-ca. 800)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century?
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 29.7 x 125.3 cm (11 11/16 x 49 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1916.405
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
baimiao style, China, farming, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance

To 1916
Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1916 [1]

From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang, in New York, in 1916 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1082, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. 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)

Wang Jiangtang (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

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