Clear Autumn in the Mountains of Chu

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Mi Youren (1075-1151)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 23 x 231.9 cm (9 1/16 x 91 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1935.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
autumn, China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1935
Tonying and Company, New York. [1]

From 1935
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Published References
  • Archibald Gibson Wenley, Dr. John Alexander Pope. China. War Background Study, no. 20 Washington. pl. 24.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1 (1982 ed.): pp. 224-225.
  • Osvald Siren. Kinas Konst Under Tre Artusenden. 2 vols., Stockholm, 1942-1943. vol. 2: pl. 59.
  • Hugo Munsterberg. The Landscape Painting of China and Japan., 1st ed. Rutland, Vermont. pls. 29-30.
  • Hai wai i chen [Chinese Art in Overseas Collections]. Taipei, 1985. vol. 1, no. 39.
  • Grace Dunham Guest, Archibald Gibson Wenley. Annotated Outlines of the History of Chinese Arts. Washington, 1949. p. 12.
  • Pang Yuanji. Hsu chai ming hua lu: Catalogue of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Author. Shanghai. p. 30.
  • Curtis Hansman Brizendine. Cloudy Mountains: Kao K'o-kung (1248-1310) and the Mi Tradition. Ann Arbor. p. 404, pl. 59.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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