Whiling Away the Summer in the Shade of Pines

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Maker(s)
Artist: Zhe School 浙派 Formerly attributed to Ma Yuan 馬遠 (active late 12th-early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 178.7 x 95.9 cm (70 3/8 x 37 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Katharine Graham
Accession Number
F2002.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), mountain, pine tree, summer, temple, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1970
Eugene (1875-1959) and Agnes E. (1887-1970) Meyer, New York, Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY

From 1970 to 2001
Katharine Graham (1917-2001), Washington, DC, by descent from her mother, Agnes E. Meyer

From 2002
Freer Gallery of Art, bequeathed by Katharine Graham in 2002 [1]

Notes:

[1] See Katharine Graham’s Last Will and Testament, dated January 12, 2000, copy in object file.

Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)
Katharine Meyer Graham 1917 - 2001

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

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