Five-Character Calligraphy

Maker(s)
Artist: Daozhe Chaoyuan 道者袅元 (1602-1662)
Historical period(s)
1602-1662
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 118 Γ— 28.8 cm (46 7/16 Γ— 11 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2018.4.2a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
China, Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection
Provenance

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Miura Chikusen [1]

To 2012
Maezawa Seikando, Kyoto [2]

From 2012 to 2018
Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, Washington, purchased from Maezawa Seikando, Kyoto on December 12, 2012 [3]

From 2018
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA [4]

Notes:

[1] This was previously in the collection of Miura Chikusen, per information provided by the Cowles. See Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection 2018 Gift List for Freer/Sackler, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] Per information provided by the Cowles. See Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection
2018 Gift List for Freer/Sackler, object file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

[4] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mary Cowles
Maezawa Seikando
Cheney Cowles
Miura Chikusen 1854-1915

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
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