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Date
1644-1911
Period
Qing dynasty
Accession Number
F1909.214
Previous custodian or owner
Wan Ye Shin (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1909
Wan Ye Shin, Beijing, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wan Ye Shin in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 673, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object exhibits seals, colophons, or inscriptions that could provide additional information regarding the object’s history; see Curatorial Remarks in the object record for further details.
[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
Artist
Formerly attributed to Liang Kai 梁楷 (late 12th-early 13th century)
Topic
flower
butterfly
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
cat
China
Chinese Art
Origin
China
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 33.2 x 185.4 cm (13 1/16 x 73 in)
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Type
Painting
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye374ac88a3-a118-471f-accd-09dabf7a3bc9
Record ID
fsg_F1909.214

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