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Ducks on the Autumn Stream
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Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 187.8 x 120.5 cm (73 15/16 x 47 7/16 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. 1264, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, LVC Catalogue, 1915, No. 37.
 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
Seasons: Chinese Flowers (July 2, 2011 to January 8, 2012)
Chinese Flower Paintings (March 18, 1983 to September 22, 1983)
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
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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