Mountains and Rivers Without End

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Xu Ben (1335-1380) Attributed to Lu Yuan (active mid- to late 17th century)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid- to late 17th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 28.5 x 496.8 cm (11 1/4 x 195 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1947.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, landscape, mountain, pavilion, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), river, scholar, tree, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1947
Otto Burchard (1892 - 1965), New York. [1]

From 1947
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Otto Burchard, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Otto C. Burchard 1892-1965

Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: pp. 208-209.
  • Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary, 1947-1948. Washington. p. 44, pl. 1.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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