The Peach Festival of the Queen Mother of the West
Artist: Formerly attributed to Fang Chunnian (ca. 1225-1264)
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 56.6 x 638.1 cm (22 5/16 x 251 1/4 in)
landscape, Daoism, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), festival, palace, garden, Queen Mother of the West, Daoist Immortals, peach, China, blue-and-green style, Chinese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Ming or Qing dynasty
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Collection of an Imperial Duke in Peking  To 1908 Isaac Taylor Headland (1859-1942), Beijing, China, and Alliance, OH, to 1908  From 1908 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Isaac Taylor Headland in 1908  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  According to an undated note signed by Isaac Taylor Headland (see Curatorial Remark 6, H.E. Buckman, 1963). 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 Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 610, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.  See note 2.  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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