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Yang Guifei mounting a horse

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Provenance

Juan Yuan (b. 1764 - d. 1849). By about 1900, Wanyan Jingxian (d. by 1928), Beijing [see note 1];1912, sold by Wanyan Jingxian to Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 - d. 1913) for the MFA. (Accession Date: September 5, 1912) NOTES: [1] According to a statement in his own painting catalogue, Wanyan Jingxian lost this object (part of an album, MFA accession nos. 12.889 - 12.901) during the Boxer Rebellion, but recovered it shortly thereafter.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese, Southern Song dynasty, first half of the 13th century

Dimensions

25 x 26.3 cm (9 13/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.896

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on silk

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings