A grand dragon boat

大龍舟圖團扇 (傳 王振鵬)

Chinese
Yuan dynasty
early 14th century
Attributed to Wang Zhenpeng (Chinese, active about 1280–1329)


Dimensions

25.5 x 26.5 cm (10 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.899

Medium or Technique

Ink, color, and gold on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

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