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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Date
Early 20th century
Period
Qing dynasty
Accession Number
F1909.245r
Previous custodian or owner
Loon Gu Sai (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1909
Loon Gu Sai, Beijing, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Loon Gu Sai, Beijing, in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Album List, pg. 30, S.I. 8, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Ingrid Larsen, "'Don’t Send Ming or Later Pictures': Charles Lang Freer and the First Major Collection of Chinese Painting in an American Museum," Ars Orientalis vol. 40 (2011), Loon Gu Sai was possibly Lunguzhai, a store in the antiques district of Liulichang.
[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.
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
peony
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
cat
China
Chinese Art
Origin
China
Medium
Color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 21.1 x 20.6 cm (8 5/16 x 8 1/8 in)
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Type
Album
Painting
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye351e391f3-bd63-4168-8f04-9462ca628c87
Record ID
fsg_F1909.245r

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