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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, mid-13th century

  • Attributed to Chen Rong, Chinese, first half of the 13th century
Dimensions

Overall: 44.8 x 254.8 cm (17 5/8 x 100 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.50

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

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