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Peonies and butterfly

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Provenance

Purchased in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo, 1906. Assigned. January 1908 to Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz's gift of July 1907.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz

Chinese, Yuan dynasty, late 13th century

  • Traditionally attributed to Qian Xuan, about 1235, before 1307
Dimensions

Image: 55 x 96.9cm (21 5/8 x 38 1/8in.)

Accession Number

06.1899

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on silk

Collections

Asia

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