Awaiting the Ferry at an Autumn River

Maker(s)
Artist: Forgery of Sheng Mou 盛懋 (ca. 1310-1360) Tan Jing (forger) (1911-1991)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, late 1947-early 1948
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 114.8 x 47.9 cm (45 3/16 x 18 7/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1954.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
autumn, China, forgery, landscape, Modern period (1912 - present), river, water, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: p. 258.
  • Wen C. Fong. The Problems of Forgeries in Chinese Painting, pt. 1. vol. XXV Washington and Zurich. p. 110.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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