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The Tearful Parting of Su Wu and Li Ling
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Formerly attributed to Liu Guandao (active ca. 1270-1300)
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink on silk
H x W (image): 184.6 x 99.9 cm (72 11/16 x 39 5/16 in)
Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1916 
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang, in New York, in 1916 
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Reserve Kakemono List, R. 993, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1. See also, Accession List, purchase details.
 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.
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Previous custodian or owner:
Wang Jiantang 王鑑堂 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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