Falcon striking a swan

Chinese
Yuan or Ming dynasty
late 14th century


Dimensions

Image: 160.5 x 94.1 cm (63 3/16 x 37 1/16 in.) Overall: 245 x 116.5 cm (96 7/16 x 45 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.77

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

1913, with a Mr. Re, China; October 5, 1913, sold by Mr. Re to Koichi Hayasaki (b. 1874 - d. 1956) and taken to Japan [see note 1]; December, 1913, shipped to Boston and purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1914)

NOTES:
[1] Koichi Hayasaki served as the MFA's purchasing agent in China.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund