Homeward-bound Fisherman Covered in Snow

Artist: Traditionally attributed to Liang Kai 梁楷 (late 12th-early 13th century)
Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, late 12th-early 13th century
Ink on silk
H x W (image): 23.6 x 24.7 cm (9 5/16 x 9 3/4 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting

Fan (mounted as album leaf)

China, fishing, landscape, river, snow, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), tree, water
Provenance research underway.

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Published References
  • To So Gen Min meiga taikan [A Catalogue of Famous Paintings of the Tang, Sung, Yuan, and Ming Dynasties]. Exh. cat. Tokyo. vol. 1: pl. 80.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: p. 246.
  • Chen Rentao. Jinkui canghua ji. 2 vols., Kyoto. vol. 2: pl. 12.
  • Chen Rentao. Jinkui canghua pingshi. 2 vols., Hong Kong. vol. 1: pp. 66-67.
  • Song hua quanji: di liu juan, di liu ce. Hangzhou. cat. 10, pp. 43, 257.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
Google Cultural Institute
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