Portrait of a Deva King 提婆王圖

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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th century
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Ink on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 127.3 x 44.2 cm (50 1/8 x 17 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1911.313a-c
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1911.313a-c

Object Details

  • Artist

    Formerly attributed to Wu Daozi (傳)吳道子 (active ca. 710-760)
  • Provenance

    To 1911
    Kita Toranosuke, Kyoto, to 1911 [1]
    From 1911 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kita Toranosuke in 1911 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 891, 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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Chinese Calligraphy and Ceramics (April 18, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
    Chinese Figure Painting (September 17, 1973 to January 3, 1975)
    Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Kita Toranosuke (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Painting
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