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Formerly attributed to Xia Gui 夏珪 (active ca. 1195-1230)
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink on silk
H x W (image): 151.3 x 98.1 cm (59 9/16 x 38 5/8 in)
Li Wenqing (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1916 
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Li Wenqing, in New York, in 1916 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1037, 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
Work and Commerce: Everyday Life in Chinese Painting (June 19, 2004 to January 17, 2005)
Ancient Chinese Paintings, Sculptures, and Jade Objects from the Collection formed by Charles Lang Freer (November 15 to December 08, 1917)
Previous custodian or owner:
Li Wenqing 李文卿 (ca. 1869-1931) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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