Winter scene

Historical period(s)
Song dynasty, 12th or 13th century
Album leaf; ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 23.5 x 25.1 cm (9 1/4 x 9 7/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting

Album leaf

child, China, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), winter, WWII-era provenance

To 1944
Tonying and Company, Inc. New York to 1944

From 1944
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, Inc., New York in 1944 [1]


[1] See note 1 on folder sheet. For additional information, see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga shi. 8 vols., Tokyo, 1981-1988. pl. 92.
  • Song Dynasty Paintings Project. multi-volumed, . .
  • Richard Edwards. Li Ti. vol. 3, no. 3 Washington, 1967. pl. 20.
  • Mabel Irene Huggins. The Water Buffalo in Chinese Art. vol. 22 Uniontown, PA, February 1967. pp. 13-18.
  • Grace Dunham Guest Archibald Gibson Wenley. Annotated Outlines of the History of Chinese Arts. Washington, 1949. p. 13.
  • James Cahill. Chinese Album Leaves in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington and Japan, 1961-1962. p. 23, pl. 7.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. p. 245.
  • Sherman Lee. A Probable Sung Buffalo Painting. vol. 12 Washington and Zurich, 1949. p. 294.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum