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A Cock and Bamboos

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1368-1644
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Ink and color on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 129.8 x 63 cm (51 1/8 x 24 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1915.13
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1915.13

Object Details

  • Artist

    Formerly attributed to Emperor Huizong (1082-1135 (reigned 1101-1125))
  • Provenance

    To 1915
    Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), London, to 1915 [1]
    From 1915 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abel William Bahr, London, in 1915 [2]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Panel List, L. 119, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) was a collector and dealer born in Shanghai, China. After he left Shanghai in 1910, he lived, at various points in time, in London, Montreal, and Ridgefield, Connecticut. He established a gallery in New York City in 1920.
    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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Painting
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