Birds, plum blossoms, bamboo and snow

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Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Dai Wan (active early 12th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Medium
Ink on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 55.7 x 105 cm (21 15/16 x 41 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1919.160
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
bamboo, bird, China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), plum blossom, snow, winter
Provenance

To 1919
You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1919 [1]

1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi in 1919 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1355, 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
You Xiaoxi (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century

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

Copyright with museum