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: Immortal Magu with deer and peach tree

Immortal Magu with deer and peach tree

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)
Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 1575-1725
Silk tapestry
H x W (image): 119.4 x 63.3 cm (47 x 24 15/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1917
Lee Van Ching (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1917 [1]

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lee Van Ching, in New York, in 1917 [2]

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


[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1161, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Voucher No. 18, December 1916.

[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
Lee Van Ching 李文卿 (C.L. Freer source) (ca. 1869 - 1931)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Costume and Textile, Furniture and Furnishing
China, Daoism, Daoist Immortals, deer, flower, fungus-of-immortality, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), painted, peach tree, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), river, slit tapestry, tapestry, woman
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
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