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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, Qing dynasty, 1870

Dimensions

100.7 x 39.7 cm (39 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.68

Medium or Technique

Ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings