Landscape 山水図

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 14th-early 15th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Hanging scroll; ink and light color on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 62.7 × 25.7 cm (24 11/16 × 10 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

  • Description

    A wintry landscape with a man on a donkey crossing a low bridge, followed by two servants, all wearing broad-brimmed hats; with a cascading stream flowing into foreground around a rocky promontory, with three bare trees and a high cliff to the right; moon in upper left; seal in upper right, all below seven inscriptions and nine seals on upper panel.
  • Marks

    Seal in upper right and nine seals on upper panel.
  • Inscriptions

    Daishū Shūchō 大周周奝1348-1419
    Ganchū Shūgaku 巌中周岳 1359-1428
    Seiin Shunjō 西胤俊承1358-1422
    Gyokuen Bonpō 玉碗梵芳1348-1420
    Meishuku Gensei 明叔玄晴 ?-1420
    Daigu Shōchi 大愚性智 ?-1439
    Kengan Genchū 謙巖原冲 ?-1421
    Kengan Genchū 謙巖原冲 ?-1421
  • Provenance

    To 2007
    Yamazoe Tenkodo, Kyoto [1]
    From 2007 to 2018
    Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Yamazoe Tenkodo on November 1, 2007 [2]
    From 2018
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA [3]
    [1] Per information provided by the Cowles. See Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection
    2018 Gift List for Freer/Sackler, object file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Cheney Cowles
    Mary Cowles
    Yamazoe Tenkodo 山添天香堂
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
  • Type

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