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: Two Male Figures With a Toad

Two Male Figures With a Toad

Type
Album leaf
Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Liang Kai 梁楷 (late 12th-early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 17th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimension(s)
H x W (image): 24.2 x 24.4 cm (9 1/2 x 9 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1904.200

To 1904
Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkyo Matsuki in 1904 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 479, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Keyword(s)
China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), scholar, toad
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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