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A Spring Gathering 《春行訪友圖》

Type
Handscroll
Maker(s)
Artist: Shen Zhou 沈周 (1427-1509)
Calligrapher: Attached calligraphy by Shen Zhou 沈周 (1427-1509)
Colophon: Colophon by Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)
Calligrapher: Frontispiece by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796)
Inscription: Inscription on front mounting by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796), Three inscriptions on painting by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, ca. 1480?
School
Wu School
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W (image): 26.5 x 131.1 cm (10 7/16 x 51 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1934.1

To 1934
C.T. Loo & Company, New York. [1]

From 1934
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C.T. Loo & Company, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also invoice from C.T. Loo, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Former owner
C.T. Loo & Company (active 1908-1950)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
boat, bridge, China, hill, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), pine tree, scholar, spring, WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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