Egrets and Lotus

Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Lü Ji (ca. 1420-ca. 1505)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W: 97.7 x 43.1 cm (38 7/16 x 16 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Kyoichi Itoh
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1993.25
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (unmounted)

Keywords
bird, China, egret, flower, lotus, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1993
Silverman Galleries, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia. [1]

1993
Mr. Kyoichi Itoh, purchased from Silverman Galleries, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia. [2]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. Kyoichi Itoh. [3]

Notes:

[1] Mr. Kyoichi Itoh purchased the hanging scroll in 1993 from Silverman Galleries, Inc. See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Silverman Galleries, Inc.
Mr. Kyoichi Itoh

Published References
  • January 3, 1994, The Washington Post. Washington, January 3, 1994. .
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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