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: Lady Under a Gnarled Pine Tree

Lady Under a Gnarled Pine Tree

Album leaf
Artist: Formerly attributed to Zhou Wenju (傳)周文矩 (active mid-10th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century
Ink and color on silk
27.8 x 24.2 cm
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1903
Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkyo Matsuki in 1903 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]


[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 330, 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.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Bunkyo Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting
China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), pine tree, woman
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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