Two Men on Horseback Wading a Stream

Han Gan, Chinese, 725 - 775


Qing Dynasty 1644-1912

Album leaf; colored inks and wash on silk

Overall: 9 7/8 × 7 7/8 in. (25.1 × 20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Selections from the Peterson Collection, Gift of William Bingham, 2nd



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, upper right, red colophons, black inscription


Collected by Dr. Frederick Peterson (1859-1938) (possibly in Japan), around 1910-1929; catalogued by Dr. Berthold Laufer in 1930; acquired by WIlliam Bingham II (1879-1955) in the 1930s [possibly at the time of Dr. Peterson's death in 1938]; on loan to the Princeton University Art Gallery, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, about 1938-1941; purchased by the Trustees of Princeton University from WIlliam Bingham II in 1941 with the stipulation that some of the paintings be distributed to Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire [stated in the Princeton University Deed of Gift, the collection should be officially designated as "Selections from the Peterson Collection, Gift of WIlliam Bingham, 2nd"]; given to present collection, 1942.

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