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Provenance

1913, with a Mr. Re, China; October 5, 1913, sold by Mr. Re to Koichi Hayasaki (b. 1874 - d. 1956) and taken to Japan [see note 1]; December, 1913, shipped to Boston and purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1914) NOTES: [1] Koichi Hayasaki served as the MFA's purchasing agent in China.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 24.8cm (9 1/8 x 9 3/4in.)

Accession Number

14.55

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on silk

Collections

Asia

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Paintings