Artist: Zhao Zhiqian 趙之謙 (1829-1884)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid-late 19th century
Ink and color on paper
H x W: 145.3 x 38.2 cm (57 3/16 x 15 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

China, flower, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Sugimura Yuzo. Catalogue of Chinese Paintings by Hsu Wei, Shih-t'ao, and Chao Chih-ch'en. Tokyo. .
  • Chinese Painting and Calligraphy by Chao Chih-ch'ien (Pei-an sheng-mo). Taipei. .
  • Kakui Hiroshi. Chao Chih-ch'ien and His Surroundings. no. 167 Tokyo, February 1965. pp. 2-10.
  • Kakui Hiroshi. The Chao Chih-ch'ien Exhibition in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of His Death. no. 167 Tokyo, February 1965. pp. 11-13.
  • Nei Nishikawa. Chao Chih-ch'ien's Works of Calligraphy and Painting. no. 42 Tokyo, September 1954. p. 32.
  • Ch'ien Chun-t'ao. Chao Chih-ch'ien's Artistic Achievements [Chao Chih-ch'ien ti i-shu ch'eng-chiu]. no. 9. pp. 56-67.
  • Thomas Lawton, Joseph Chang, Stephen Allee. Brushing the Past: Later Chinese Calligraphy from the Gift of Robert Haftield Ellsworth. Exh. cat. Washington. p. 85, 97.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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