Winter scene

Historical period(s)
Song dynasty, 12th or 13th century
Medium
Album leaf; ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 23.5 x 25.1 cm (9 1/4 x 9 7/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1944.53
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

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

Notes:

[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. vol. 2, pl. 92.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: p. 245.
  • 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.
  • 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
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