H x W (image): 112.3 x 53.5 cm (44 3/16 x 21 1/16 in)
landscape, Buddhism, pine tree, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), river, Luohan, washing, China, Mahayana Buddhism, Chinese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Southern Song dynasty
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1894 The Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, to 1894  From 1894 to 1902 Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1853-1908), Japan, Boston, New York, NY, and Spring Hill, AL, given by the Daitoku-ji while at Museum of Fine Art, Boston, in 1894  From 1902 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ernest Francisco Fenollosa in 1902  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Curatorial Remarks, Fu Shen and Stephen Allee, Excerpt Exhibition Label Text, May 1993. See also, Object Documentation, Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy (http://www.asia.si.edu/SongYuan/). 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.  See note 1. In 1894 Ernest Francisco Fenollosa arranged a special exhibition in which forty-four Daitoku-ji paintings were shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. As an expression of gratitude for his help organizing the exhibition, the Daitoku-ji presented one of the forty-four paintings to Fenollossa, who subsequently sold it to Charles L. Freer in 1902.  See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 281, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.  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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