A mother, child and three maids

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1644-1911
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Ink and color on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 21.4 x 22.7 cm (8 7/16 x 8 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1909.245n
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1909.245n

Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Loon Gu Sai (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Provenance

    To 1909
    Loon Gu Sai, Beijing, to 1909 [1]
    From 1909 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Loon Gu Sai, Beijing, in 1909 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Album List, pg. 30, S.I. 8, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Ingrid Larsen, "'Don’t Send Ming or Later Pictures': Charles Lang Freer and the First Major Collection of Chinese Painting in an American Museum," Ars Orientalis vol. 40 (2011), Loon Gu Sai was possibly Lunguzhai, a store in the antiques district of Liulichang.
    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.
    [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.
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Painting
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