A Garden Party

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Qian Xuan 錢選 (late 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century?
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 25.6 x 338.7 cm (10 1/16 x 133 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.513
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
celebration, China, garden, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), musician
Provenance

To 1911
Yen Ching Tong, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yen Ching Tong in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Reserved Makimono List, R. 717, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object was kept in the Reserved Section until 1921, when it was given a general registration number.

[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)

Yen Ching Tong (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

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

Copyright with museum