Mountains and Rivers Without End

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Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Lu Yuan (active mid- to late 17th century) Formerly attributed to Xu Ben (1335-1380)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid- to late 17th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 28.5 x 496.8 cm (11 1/4 x 195 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1947.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, landscape, mountain, pavilion, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), river, scholar, tree, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1947
Otto Burchard (1892 - 1965), New York. [1]

From 1947
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Otto Burchard, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Otto Burchard 1892-1965

Published References
  • Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary, 1947-1948. Washington. p. 44, pl. 1.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. pp. 208-209.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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