Nymph of the Luo River

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Lu Tanwei (active 460s-early 500s)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image, F1968.12 and .22): 24.1 x 533.6 cm (9 1/2 x 210 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number
F1968.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
baimiao style, China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), river, water, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. "画中人 上海书画出版社." Chinese Figure Painting. Shanghai, China. .
  • Pao-chen Chen. The Goddess of the Lo River: A Study of Early Chinese Narrative Handscrolls. Taiwan. .
  • Wai-yee Li. Dream Visions of Transcendence in Chinese Literature and Painting. vol. 3, no. 4 New York, Fall 1990. .
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Figure Painting. Exh. cat. Washington, 1973. cat. 2, p. 30-33.
  • Thomas Lawton. Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Memorial Exhibition. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. cat. 23, p. 48-53.
  • Arthur Pontynen. Philosophia perennis ars Orientalis., Summer 1983. pp. 148-158.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. pp. 230- 233.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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