Monkeys, insects, and cabbage

Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Emperor Huizong (1082-1135 (reigned 1101-1125))
Historical period(s)
Possibly Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 33.7 x 28.1 cm (13 1/4 x 11 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1911.477
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
beetle, cabbage, China, insect, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), monkey, plant, rock
Provenance

To 1911
Li Wenqing (circa 1869-1931), Shanghai to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Li Wenqing, in China, in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Panel List, L. 74, 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
Li Wenqing (C.L. Freer source) ca. 1869-1931

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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