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Portrait of a Deva King 提婆王圖
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Formerly attributed to Wu Daozi (傳)吳道子 (active ca. 710-760)
Ink on silk
H x W (image): 127.3 x 44.2 cm (50 1/8 x 17 3/8 in)
Kita Toranosuke, Kyoto, to 1911 
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kita Toranosuke in 1911 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 891, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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
Chinese Calligraphy and Ceramics (April 18, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
Chinese Figure Painting (September 17, 1973 to January 3, 1975)
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
Previous custodian or owner:
Kita Toranosuke (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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