Old man gazing at branches of magnolia in a vase

Maker(s)
Artist: Huang Shen 黄慎 (1687-ca. 1768/70)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1722
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 102 x 40 cm (40 3/16 x 15 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1962.14
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, flower, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), scholar, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. "画中人 上海书画出版社." Chinese Figure Painting. Shanghai, China. .
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: p. 249.
  • Chung-kuo shu hua [Chinese Painting]. Taipei. vol. 1: p. 115.
  • Fu Shen, Glenn D. Lowry, Ann Yonemura, Thomas Lawton. From Concept to Context: Approaches to Asian and Islamic Calligraphy. Exh. cat. Washington. p. 56, fig. 5.
  • Liu Sheng-pai. Yang-chou pa kuai ch'uan chi. Taipai. p. 114.
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Figure Painting. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 50, pp. 198-199.
  • Felice Fischer. Ike Taiga and Tokuyama Gyokuran: Japanese Masters of the Brush. Philadelphia Museum of Art Series New Haven. p. 390, fig. 30.1.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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