Lotus and egrets

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 20th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 129.6 x 39 cm (51 x 15 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Zhang Shanzi (1882-1940)
  • Provenance

    From mid-1950s to 2001
    Private collection, Washington DC, acquired in the mid-1950s in Taipei. [1]
    From 2001
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of anonymous donor, Washington DC [2]
    [1] The painting was acquired in the mid-1950s while the donor was working in the American Embassy [Taipei].
    [2] See Acquisition Consideration Form, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Arts of China (November 18, 1990 to September 7, 2014)
  • Previous custodian or owner

  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Anonymous gift in honor of Kent H. and Scott N. Redford
  • Type

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