A Breath of Spring

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (painting): 34.1 x 223.1 cm (13 7/16 x 87 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Zou Fulei 鄒復雷 (active mid-14th century)
  • Inscription

    Inscription by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor 乾隆帝 (1711-1799)
  • Calligrapher

    Frontispiece by Yang Yu (1285-1361)
  • Colophon

    Colophon by Yang Weizhen (1296-1370)
    Colophon by Gu Yan (active mid-14th century)
    Colophon by Guo Baochang (1879-1942)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Fukushima Company
  • Provenance

    Fukushima Company, New York 1931 [1]
    From 1931
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Fukushima Company, New York in 1931 [2]
    [1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.
    [2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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