The Wangchuan Villa

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Zhao Boju (ca. 1120s-ca.1162)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 39.1 x 592.5 cm (15 3/8 x 233 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1911.198
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
blue-and-green style, China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Wangchuan Villa
Provenance

To 1911
Ta Guan-sai, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ta Guan-sai in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 738, 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)

Ta Guwan Sai (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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