Oracle-bone inscriptions

Maker(s)
Artist: Dong Zuobin (1895-1963)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1946
Medium
Ink on silk
Dimensions
H x W: 65 × 45.5 cm (25 5/8 × 17 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of A..G. Wenley
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-MS-23
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present)
Provenance

To 1947
Dong Zuobin (1895-1963).

From 1947 to 1982
Archibald Gibson Wenley (1898-1962), gift of the artist, Dong Zuobin (1895-1963). [2]

From 1982
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Archibald Gibson Wenley, accessioned in 1982. [3]

Notes:

[1] Given by the artist, Dong Zuobin as a gift to Archibald Gibson Wenley. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Dong Zuobin 1895-1963
Archibald Gibson Wenley 1898-1962

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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