Central Asians Presenting Tribute Horses

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Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Han Gan (ca. 715-after 781)
Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 17th century?
Medium
Ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 28.1 x 156.3 cm (11 1/16 x 61 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1919.11
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, forgery, horse, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 1919
Tonying and Company, New York to 1919 [1]

1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tonying and Company, New York in 1919 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, S.I. 1378, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. By at least 1917, Tonying and Company maintained business locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Paris, London, and New York, NY.
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)

Tonying and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

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