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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Xiangtan, Hunan province, China
  • Material

    Ink and color on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 101.3 × 34 cm (39 7/8 × 13 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Qi Baishi 齊白石 (1864-1957)
  • Provenance

    1939-by 1968
    Ownership information unknown
    By 1968-1987
    Arthur M. Sackler, method of acquisition unknown [1]
    From 1987
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler [2]
    [1] The Arthur M. Sackler collection number “68.5.6” was assigned to this object, indicating that the object was in Sackler’s collection in 1968. See Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Gift Inventory sheet, 68.5.6, copy in object file.
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler was a physician, medical publisher, pharmaceutical marketer, and collector of Asian art.
    [2] Pursuant to the agreement between Dr. Arthur M. Sackler and the Smithsonian Institution, dated July 28, 1982, legal title of the donated objects was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on September 11, 1987.
    Research updated January 19, 2023
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Arts of China (November 18, 1990 to September 7, 2014)
    Pavilions and Immortal Mountains: Chinese Decorative Art and Paintings (September 28, 1987 to February 28, 1988)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
  • Origin

    Xiangtan, Hunan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

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