Peach Blossom Spring

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Maker(s)
Artist: Shitao (1642-1707)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1690s-early 1700s
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 25 x 157.8 cm (9 13/16 x 62 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1957.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, Peach Blossom Spring, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Mary Tregear. Chinese Art. London. pl. 136.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: pp. 232-33.
  • Jonathan Hay. Shitao: Painting and Modernity in Early Qing China., reprint. Taibei shi. .
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 56, vol. 1: p. 164.
  • Ronald G. Knapp. Chinese Houses: The Architectural Heritage of a Nation. North Clarendon, Vermont. p. 9.
  • Fu Shen, Jan Stuart. Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-Chien. Exh. cat. Washington and Seattle. p. 29, fig. 10.
  • Frank Gutlein. Between Two Worlds., July-August 1963. pp. 31-33.
  • Susan E. Nelson. On Through to the Beyond: The Peach Blossom Spring as Paradise. no. 39 New York and Honolulu, HI. p. 42.
  • Ann McClellan. Bonsai and Penjing: Ambassadors of Peace & Beauty. Clarendon, Vermont. p. 49.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 57.
  • House, Home, Family: Living and Being Chinese. Spatial Habitus New York. p. 96.
  • Mario Bussagli. Chinese Painting. Cameo London and New York. p. 144, pl. 69.
  • James Cahill. Chinese Painting. Treasures of Asia Geneva and Cleveland. p. 181.
  • Helmut Brinker, Marc Nürnberger. Shitao: Aufgezeichnete Worte des Monchs Bittermelone zur Malerei. Mainz. pp. 204-205.
  • Michael Sullivan. The Arts of China., 3rd ed. Berkeley. p. 234.
  • Kathleen Yang. Through a Chinese Connoisseur's Eye: Private Notes of C.C. Wang. Beijing. p.342, fig.131.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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