Eight Mynah Birds with Bamboo and Orchids

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Huang Quan (903-968)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 108 x 57.8 cm (42 1/2 x 22 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1919.109
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance

To 1919
Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1919 [1]

1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang in 1919 [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. 1304, 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)

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

Copyright with museum