Homeward-bound Fisherman Covered in Snow

Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Liang Kai 梁楷 (late 12th-early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-early 13th century
Medium
Ink on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 23.6 x 24.7 cm (9 5/16 x 9 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1971.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Fan (mounted as album leaf)

Keywords
China, fishing, landscape, river, snow, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), tree, water, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Label

To learn more about this and similar objects, visit http://www.asia.si.edu/SongYuan/default.asp Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy.

Published References
  • To So Gen Min meiga taikan [A Catalogue of Famous Paintings of the Tang, Sung, Yuan, and Ming Dynasties]. Exh. cat. Tokyo. vol. 1: pl. 80.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: p. 246.
  • Chen Rentao. Jinkui canghua ji. 2 vols., Kyoto. vol. 2: pl. 12.
  • Chen Rentao. Jinkui canghua pingshi. 2 vols., Hong Kong. vol. 1: pp. 66-67.
  • Song hua quanji: di liu juan, di liu ce. Hangzhou. cat. 10, pp. 43, 257.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
Google Cultural Institute
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