Mountain landscape

Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Cao Yuankuo (傳)曹元廓 (active late 7th century)
Historical period(s)
Yuan dynasty, 14th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 27.3 x 22.8 cm (10 3/4 x 9 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1944.52
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Fan (mounted as album leaf)

Keywords
bridge, China, hill, landscape, mountain, scholar, temple, waterfall, WWII-era provenance, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

To 1944
Tonying and Company, New York, New York. [1]

From 1944
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

Label

To learn more about this and similar objects, visit http://www.asia.si.edu/SongYuan/default.asp Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy.

Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: p. 239.
  • Mabel Irene Huggins. Some Aspects of Chinese Fans. vol. 21, no. 7 Uniontown, PA, July 1966. p. 6.
  • Fu Shen. Yuan dai huang shi shu hua shou cang shi lue. Gu gong cong kan Taipei. p. 239.
  • Sherman Lee. A Probable Sung Buffalo Painting. vol. 12 Washington and Zurich, 1949. p. 294.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
Google Cultural Institute
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