Autumn Landscape along a River Shore

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Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Xia Gui 夏珪 (active ca. 1195-1230)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century
School
Zhe School
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 34.2 x 934 cm (13 7/16 x 367 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.228
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
bridge, China, donkey, fishing, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), pine tree, river, water buffalo
Provenance

To 1906
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1906 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 535, pg. 147, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton Linda Merrill. Freer: a legacy of art. Washington and New York, 1993. p. 106, fig. 71.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum