Awaiting the Ferry

Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Xia Gui 夏珪 (active ca. 1195-1230)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century
School
Zhe School
Medium
Ink on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 146 x 74.3 cm (57 1/2 x 29 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1968.44
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, landscape, man, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), tree, water, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Pang Yuanji (1864-1949), Shanghai [1]

To 1968
Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), New York, NY, Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY [2]

From 1968
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Agnes E. Meyer in 1968 [3]

Notes:

[1] Pang Yuanji’s collector seal is located on the scroll.

[2] See Agnes Meyer’s Deed of Gift, dated July 24, 1967, listed as no. in the document’s Annex, copy in object file.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Pang Yuanji 1864-1949
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Memorial Exhibition. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 26, pp. 58-59.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. p. 254.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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