The Shanglin Park: Imperial Hunt

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Former owner
Edmund Backhouse (1873-1944) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1913
Edmund Backhouse (1873-1944), Peking, to 1913 [1]
From 1913 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Edmund Backhouse through T.J. Larkin, London, in 1913 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also, Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 923, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object exhibits seals, colophons, or inscriptions that could provide additional information regarding the object’s history; see Curatorial Remarks in the object record for further details.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Topic
landscape
hunting
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
China
blue-and-green style
Chinese Art
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Artist
Attributed to Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 44.9 x 1281.1 cm (17 11/16 x 504 3/8 in)
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
China
mid- to late 16th century
Period
Ming dynasty
Type
Painting
Accession Number
F1913.47