Egrets and Lotus

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 15th-early 16th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink and color on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W: 97.7 x 43.1 cm (38 7/16 x 16 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Style of Lü Ji (ca. 1420-ca. 1505)
  • Provenance

    To 1993
    Silverman Galleries, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia. [1]
    Mr. Kyoichi Itoh, purchased from Silverman Galleries, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia. [2]
    From 1993
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. Kyoichi Itoh. [3]
    [1] Mr. Kyoichi Itoh purchased the hanging scroll in 1993 from Silverman Galleries, Inc. See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Silverman Galleries, Inc.
    Mr. Kyoichi Itoh
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. Kyoichi Itoh
  • Type

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