Lotus and Ducks 荷花雙鳧圖 (軸)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1696
  • Geography

  • Material

    Hanging scroll; ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 185 x 95.8 cm (72 13/16 x 37 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Bada Shanren 八大山人 (朱耷) (1626-1705)
  • Colophon

    Colophon by Wu Changshuo 吳昌碩 (1844-1927)
  • Provenance

    To 1997
    Wang Fangyu (1913-1997) and Sum Wai (1918-1996), to 1997 [1]
    To 1998
    Shao F. Wang, New York and Short Hills, NJ, by descent, to 1998 [2]
    From 1998
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Shao F. Wang in 1998
    [1] According to Curatorial Note 2, Joseph Chang and Stephen D. Allee, May 7, 1998, and Joseph Chang and Stephen D. Allee, August 18, 1998, in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Enigmas: The Art of Bada Shanren (1626-1705) (June 20, 2015 to January 3, 2016)
    Seasons: Chinese Flowers (July 2, 2011 to January 8, 2012)
    In Pursuit of Heavenly Harmony: Paintings and Calligraphy by Bada Shanren (1626-1705) from the Bequest of Wang Fangyu and Sum Wai (April 26 to October 13, 2003)
    Beyond the Legacy--Anniversary Acquisitions of the Freer Gallery of Art (October 11, 1998 to April 11, 1999)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Wang Fangyu (1913-1997)
    Sum Wai (1918-1996)
    Shao F. Wang
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Bequest from the collection of Wang Fangyu and Sum Wai, donated in their memory by Mr. Shao F. Wang
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