Mountains and Rivers Without End

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Artist: Formerly attributed to Xu Ben (1335-1380) Attributed to Lu Yuan (active mid- to late 17th century)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid- to late 17th century
Ink on paper
H x W (image): 28.5 x 496.8 cm (11 1/4 x 195 9/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


China, landscape, mountain, pavilion, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), river, scholar, tree

To 1947
Otto Burchard (1892 - 1965), New York. [1]

From 1947
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Otto Burchard, New York. [2]


[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Dr. Otto C. Burchard 1892-1965

Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: pp. 208-209.
  • Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary, 1947-1948. Washington. p. 44, pl. 1.
  • Martin Spenger. Green Beat: Gary Snyder Und Die Moderne Amerikanische Umweltbewegung. Göttingen, Germany. p 189, fig 42.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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