Viewing the Full Moon from a Water Pavilion

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Maker(s)
Artist: Possibly by Wang E (ca. 1462-ca. 1541) Formerly attributed to Ma Yuan 馬遠 (active late 12th-early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century
School
Zhe School
Medium
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 190.9 x 94.5 cm (75 3/16 x 37 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1918.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
boat, China, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), moon, pavilion, scholar, water
Provenance

To 1918
Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1918 [1]

From 1918 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang, in New York, in 1918 [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. 1287, 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
Wang Jiangtang (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Osvald Siren. Chinese Paintings in American Collections. Annales du Musee Guimet. Bibliotheque d'art. Nouvelle serie. II Paris and Brussels, 1927-1928. pl. 131.
  • Osvald Siren. Chinese Painting: Leading Masters and Principles. 7 vols., New York and London, 1956-1958. pl. 153.
  • Osvald Siren. A History of Later Chinese Painting. 2 vols., London. vol. 1, pl. 25.
  • Suiboku bijutsu taikei. 17 vols., Tokyo, 1973-1977. pl. 70.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. p. 249.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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