Fisherman Boating under Winter Trees

Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Li Cheng 李成 (919-967)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 15th century?
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image - approx): 154.7 x 82.3 cm (60 7/8 x 32 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1918.38
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
China, fishing, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), winter
Provenance

To 1918
Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1918 [1]

From 1918 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang, in New York, in 1918 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1297, 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)

Wang Jiantang (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum