Mountain landscape

Artist: Formerly attributed to Cao Yuankuo (傳)曹元廓 (active late 7th century)
Historical period(s)
Yuan dynasty, 14th century
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 27.3 x 22.8 cm (10 3/4 x 9 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting

Fan (mounted as album leaf)

bridge, China, hill, landscape, mountain, scholar, temple, waterfall, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)

To 1944
Tonying and Company, New York, New York. [1]

From 1944
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York. [2]


[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Tonying and Company established 1902


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Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: p. 239.
  • Mabel Irene Huggins. Some Aspects of Chinese Fans. vol. 21, no. 7 Uniontown, PA, July 1966. p. 6.
  • Fu Shen. Yuan dai huang shi shu hua shou cang shi lue. Gu gong cong kan Taipei. p. 239.
  • Sherman Lee. A Probable Sung Buffalo Painting. vol. 12 Washington and Zurich, 1949. p. 294.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
Google Cultural Institute
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