Scholar Walking by the Shore

Maker(s)
Artist: Pu Ru (1895-1963)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1938
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 21.4 x 47.3 cm (8 7/16 x 18 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art.
Collection
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection
Accession Number
F1998.266.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Fan (mounted as album leaf)

Keywords
China, landscape, Modern period (1912 - present), mountain, Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection, scholar, tree, water, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1998
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929-2014), New York, NY. [1]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, New York, NY. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Robert Hatfield Ellsworth 1929-2014

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 256-261.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist