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: Moonlit Pavilion in the Mountains

Moonlit Pavilion in the Mountains

Type
Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)
Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Ma Yuan 馬遠 (active late 12th-early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, ca. 1500
School
Zhe School
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimension(s)
H x W (image): 129.8 x 45.6 cm (51 1/8 x 17 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.140

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Kyoto, Japan, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Kyoto, Japan, from an unidentified owner in spring of 1907 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 544, 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
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
China, Folkloric and Literary Characters, Genres and Subjects, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), mountain, pavilion
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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