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: Immortal Magu with deer and peach tree

Immortal Magu with deer and peach tree

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)
Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 1575-1725
Silk tapestry
119.4 x 63.3 cm
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1917
Lee Van Ching (Li Wenqing) (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1917 [1]

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lee Van Ching, in New York, in 1917 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1161, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Voucher No. 18, December 1916.

[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.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Lee Van Ching (Li Wenqing) 李文卿 (circa 1869 - 1931)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Costume and Textile, Furniture and Furnishing
China, Daoism, Daoist Immortals, deer, flower, fungus-of-immortality, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), painted, peach tree, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), river, slit tapestry, tapestry, woman
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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