Travelers among the Fir-Pines

Artist: Traditionally attributed to Li Shan 李山 (mid-12th to early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Jin dynasty, early 13th century
Ink on silk
H x W (image): 164.1 x 107.4 cm (64 5/8 x 42 5/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

China, Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234), landscape, mountain, pine tree, river, water
Provenance research underway.

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Published References
  • Song Dynasty Paintings Project. multi-volumed, . .
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 59, vol. 1: p. 166.
  • Yu Ogawa. "臥遊:中國山水畫的世界." Gayu: the World of Chinese Landscape Painitngs. p. 40.
  • Hiromitsu Ogawa. Dream Journey: The World of Chinese Landscape Painting. Tokyo. p. 40.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
Google Cultural Institute
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