Two Male Figures With a Toad

Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Liang Kai 梁楷 (late 12th-early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 17th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 24.2 x 24.4 cm (9 1/2 x 9 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.200
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), scholar, toad
Provenance

To 1904
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1904 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 479, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum