Luohans Crossing the Sea

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1644-1911
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Ink on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W: 24.3 x 356 cm (9 9/16 x 140 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1916.560
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1916.560

Object Details

  • Artist

    Formerly attributed to Li Gonglin (傳)李公麟 (ca. 1049-1106)
  • Description

    Luohans crossing water.
  • Signatures

    Signed.
  • Marks

    Twenty-two seals, three seals on margin. Five seals on mount at left. Label.
  • Inscriptions

    Three inscriptions on mount at left. Label.
  • Provenance

    To 1916
    Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1916 [1]
    From 1916 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang in 1916 [2]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1104, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. 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

    Wang Jiantang 王鑑堂 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Painting
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