Scenes from the life of the Ming Huang Emperor and Yang Guifei (one of a pair with F1901.21)
Artist: Kano Mitsunobu (ca. 1565-1608)
Ink, color and gold on paper
H x W: 173.6 x 381.8 cm (68 3/8 x 150 5/16 in)
Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), concubine, Japan, emperor, gold, Japanese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
late 16th-early 17th century
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1901 Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1853-1908), New York, NY, and Spring Hill, AL, to 1901  From 1901 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ernest Francisco Fenollosa in 1901  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Original Screen List, S.I 42, L. 48, pg. 10, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.  See note 1.  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.
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