Fishermen on an Autumn River

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Maker(s)
Artist: Dai Jin (1388-1462)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 15th century
School
Zhe School
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 46 x 741.7 cm (18 1/8 x 292 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1930.80
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
autumn, boat, China, cormorant, fishing, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), river, woman
Provenance

1930
Yamanaka and Company, New York 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, New York in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. 1917 - 1965

Published References
  • Chung-kuo shu hua [Chinese Painting]. Taipei. vol. 2: p. 50.
  • Osvald Siren. A History of Later Chinese Painting. 2 vols., London. vol. 1, pl. 30.
  • William Watson. The Art of Dynastic China. New York, 1981. ill. 536.
  • Nicole Vandier-Nicolas. Chinese Painting: Expression of a Civilization. New York. figs. 154-155.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1 (1982 ed.): pp. 198-199.
  • Michael Sullivan. A Short History of Chinese Art. Berkeley. fig. 57a.
  • Michael Sullivan. An Introduction to Chinese Art. Los Angeles and Berkeley, CA. fig. 114.
  • Osvald Siren. Chinese Painting: Leading Masters and Principles. 7 vols., New York and London, 1956-1958. vol. 6: pl. 151.
  • Osvald Siren. Kinas Konst Under Tre Artusenden. 2 vols., Stockholm, 1942-1943. vol. 2: pl. 105.
  • Laurence Sickman, Alexander Coburn Soper. The Art and Architecture of China. The Pelican History of Art London and Baltimore. pl. 127.
  • Hugo Munsterberg. The Landscape Painting of China and Japan., 1st ed. Rutland, Vermont. pls. 58-59.
  • Great Drawings of All Time. 4 vols., New York. pl. 898.
  • William H. Lew. The Fisherman in Yuan Painting and Literature as Reflected in Wu Chen's Yu-Fu T'u in the Shanghai Museum. Athens, Ohio. .
  • Chugoku bijutsu [Chinese Art in Western Collections]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1972-1973. vol. 2: pl. 2.
  • James Cahill. Parting at the Shore: Chinese Paintings of the Early and Middle Ming Dynasty, 1368-1580., 1st ed. New York. pl. 3.
  • Richard Edwards. The Field of Stones: A Study of the Art of Shen Chou (1427-1509). Oriental Studies Series, no. 5 Washington, 1962. pl. 16B, C.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 49, vol. 1: p. 161.
  • W. Aubrey Cartwright. Guide to Art Museums in the United States: East Coast, Washington to Miami., 1st ed. New York. p. 29.
  • Charles Patrick Fitzgerald. The Horizon History of China. New York. p. 33.
  • Isabel Cervera Fernandez. Yang Fudong. Exh. cat. Segovia, June 6 - September 28, 2008. p. 52.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 53.
  • Roderick Whitfield. Chang Tse-tuan's Ch'ing-ming shang-ho-t'u. Ann Arbor. pp. 109-111.
  • James Cahill. Chinese Painting. Treasures of Asia Geneva and Cleveland. p. 118.
  • Michael Sullivan. The Arts of China., 3rd ed. Berkeley. p. 206.
  • Richard M. Barnhart, Richard Stanley-Baker, Mary Ann Rogers. Painters of the Great Ming: The Imperial Court and the Zhe School. Exh. cat. Dallas, March 10 - August 1, 1993. p. 224, fig. 129.
  • Kathlyn Lannon Liscomb. Early Ming Painters: Predecessors and Elders of Shen Chou (1427-1509). 2 vols., microfilm. Chicago. p. 536, fig. 50.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
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