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Playing the Zither by a Mountain Stream

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 26.5 x 24.5 cm (10 7/16 x 9 5/8 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
river  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.248L
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Stopping the Zither to Watch the Waterfall

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Li Sihui (mid 7th-early 8th century)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 108.6 x 36.6 cm (42 3/4 x 14 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
waterfall  Search this
qin  Search this
scholar  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.152
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Playing the Zither under Pine Trees

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Qian Xuan 錢選 (late 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.9 x 31.7 cm (9 13/16 x 12 1/2 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Possibly Ming dynasty
Topic:
pine tree  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.248e
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Mounted traveler and servant bearing a zither

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Wu Wei (1459-1508)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 22 x 22.6 cm (8 11/16 x 8 7/8 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
donkey  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
qin  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.251o
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edanmdm:fsg_F1909.251o

A man with a musical instrument and one with cup seated on either side of a brook

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Qian Xuan 錢選 (late 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 21.5 x 20.5 cm (8 7/16 x 8 1/16 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
music  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
river  Search this
man  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.156c
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edanmdm:fsg_F1911.156c

A man and a woman

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Qian Xuan 錢選 (late 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 21.5 x 20.4 cm (8 7/16 x 8 1/16 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
woman  Search this
man  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.156d
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Listening to the zither

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Li Gonglin (傳)李公麟 (ca. 1049-1106)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.8 x 28.8 cm (9 3/4 x 11 5/16 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th-19th century
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
music  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
screen  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.160a
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Welcoming Descent of the Buddha of Infinite Light and Twenty-Five Bodhisattvas

Medium:
Ink, gold, and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 158.3 × 161.7 cm (62 5/16 × 63 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)  Search this
music  Search this
drum  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
cloud  Search this
flute  Search this
zither  Search this
cymbal  Search this
biwa  Search this
Japan  Search this
halo  Search this
Pure Land  Search this
khakkhara  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.475
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Two women with a qin (zither)

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Zhou Fang (傳)周昉 (ca. 730-ca. 800)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.6 x 19.8 cm (7 11/16 x 7 13/16 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
river  Search this
woman  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.488
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.488

Palace Ladies Tuning a Zither (qin)

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Zhou Fang (傳)周昉 (ca. 730-ca. 800)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 28.5 x 69.4 cm (11 1/4 x 27 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
woman  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
garden  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.231
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Sitting under a Pine

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Ma Yuan 馬遠 (active late 12th-early 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Fan mounted as album leaf; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.2 x 24.5 cm (9 1/2 x 9 5/8 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
15th-16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
tree  Search this
pine tree  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
river  Search this
man  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.595
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Visitor to a mountain retreat

Artist:
Style of Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Formerly attributed to Liu Songnian (傳)劉松年 (ca. 1150-after 1225)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 118.4 x 62.5 cm (46 5/8 x 24 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
mountain  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.97
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.97

Carrying a Zither while Searching for Plum Blossoms

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Ma Yuan 馬遠 (active late 12th-early 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 149 x 97.3 cm (58 11/16 x 38 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
early to mid-15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
bamboo  Search this
plum blossom  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
cyprus tree  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.125
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Playing the zither beneath a pine tree

Artist:
Copy after Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 22.2 x 105.3 cm (8 3/4 x 41 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
late 16th-early 17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
tree  Search this
pine tree  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1953.84
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Ladies in Concert

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Zhou Wenju (傳)周文矩 (active mid-10th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 26.6 x 125 cm (10 1/2 x 49 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
woman  Search this
fan  Search this
screen  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.23
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Lady Under a Banana Tree

Artist:
Fei Danxu (1802-1850)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 104.5 × 34.1 cm (41 1/8 × 13 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid 19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
tree  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
woman  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
banana tree  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Accession Number:
F1980.172
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1980.172

Bringing a Zither to Visit a Friend

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Jing Hao (傳)荊浩 (ca. 870-ca.935)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 328.4 x 109.4 cm (129 5/16 x 43 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
zither  Search this
pavilion  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz
Accession Number:
FSC-PA-224
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edanmdm:fsg_FSC-PA-224

Tao Yuanming in Retirement

Artist:
Li Congxun (active early 12th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 34.2 x 431.1 cm (13 7/16 x 169 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 17th century
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
pine tree  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
lotus  Search this
dog  Search this
reading  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
garden  Search this
willow tree  Search this
China  Search this
rock  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
house  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Emanuel and Charlotte Levine
Accession Number:
S1991.156
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Girl with Zither, (painting)

Painter:
Glackens, William 1870-1938  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Topic:
Performing Arts--Music  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 87230289
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_238412

Zither Player, (painting)

Painter:
Eakins, Thomas 1844-1916  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Art Institute of Chicago 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago Illinois 60603-6110
Date:
1876
Topic:
Portrait group  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Object--Musical Instrument  Search this
Control number:
IAP 83570002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_209092

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