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Traditionally attributed to Mi Fu (傳)米芾 (1052-1107)  Search this
Ink on silk
H x W (image): 150 x 78.8 cm (59 1/16 x 31 in)
mid-13th to mid-14th century
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
To 1908
Isaac Taylor Headland (1859-1942), Beijing, China, and Alliance, OH, to 1908 [1]
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Isaac Taylor Headland in 1908 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 611, 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Setting the Bar: Arts of the Song dynasty (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
Style in Chinese Landscape Painting: The Song Legacy (May 17 to October 26, 2014)
Guests of the Hills: Travelers in Chinese Landscape Painting (August 23, 2008 to March 15, 2009)
In the Mountains (January 31 to August 2, 1998)
Masterpieces of Chinese Painting (II) (May 9 to December 6, 1993)
Masterpieces of Chinese Painting (I) (August 3, 1984 to February 7, 1985)
Studies in Connoisseurship 1923-1983 (September 23, 1983 to March 1, 1984)
Chinese Landscape Painting (November 15, 1980 to March 6, 1981)
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
Chinese Paintings (June 5, 1957 to January 1, 1963)
Centennial Exhibition, Gallery 19 (February 25, 1956 to February 4, 1957)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting, Gallery 14, 1955 (November 17, 1955 to February 25, 1956)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Scrolls (July 19, 1943 to April 30, 1946)
Ancient Chinese Paintings, Sculptures, and Jade Objects from the Collection formed by Charles Lang Freer (November 15 to December 08, 1917)
Exhibition of Chinese paintings: part of the collection of Professor Isaac Taylor Headland, Ph. D., Peking University (March 13 to 19, 1909)
Untitled Exhibition, Art Society of Pittsburgh, 1908 (1908)
Previous custodian or owner:
Isaac Taylor Headland (1859-1942) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
landscape  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
mountain  Search this
cloud  Search this
cursive script  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery