Misty River and Layered Cliffs

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Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Yuan Jiang (ca. 1694-1743) Formerly attributed to Wang Shen (ca. 1046-after 1100)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, early to mid-18th century
Medium
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 201 x 147.6 cm (79 1/8 x 58 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1916.87
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

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

To 1916
Li Wenqing (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1916 [1]

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

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1259, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, LVC Catalogue, 1915, No. 23.

[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
Li Wenqing (C.L. Freer source) ca. 1869 - 1931

Published References
  • James Cahill. Yuan Chiang and His School: Part I and II. vols. 5/6 Washington and Ann Arbor, 1963 - 1966. pp. 191-212, fig. 3.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. p. 254.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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