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: Bright Snow on Mountains and Streams

Bright Snow on Mountains and Streams 《谿山晴雪圖》

Fan (mounted as album leaf)
Artist: Qi Kun 祁昆 (1894-1940)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1933
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 23.6 x 51.2 cm (9 5/16 x 20 3/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art.
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1998
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929-2014), New York, NY. [1]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, New York, NY. [2]


[1] Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

Former owner
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929 - 2014)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting
China, landscape, Modern period (1912 - present), mountain, pavilion, Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection, scholar, snow, winter
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art

Rights Statement
Copyright with artist

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