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Writing a Poem on a Crimson Leaf
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Writing a Poem on a Crimson Leaf

Writing a Poem on a Crimson Leaf

Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 126.7 x 70 cm (49 7/8 x 27 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), lovers, woman, writing, marriage, poems, China, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Accession Number:
F1917.335
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1917 Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi) (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1917 [1] From 1917 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Seaouke Yue in 1917 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1210, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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