Combined Album of Painting and Calligraphy

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Maker(s)
Artist: Bada Shanren 八大山人 (朱耷) (1626-1705)
Calligrapher: Bada Shanren 八大山人 (朱耷) (1626-1705) Frontispiece by Shanqi, Prince Su 肅親王善耆 (1866-1922)
Colophon: Colophon by Wu Changshuo 吳昌碩 (Chinese, 1844-1927) Colophon by Naito Torajiro (1866-1934)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, ca. 1693 and 1696
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (avg. painting image): 25.4 x 17.1 cm (10 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Bequest from the collection of Wang Fangyu and Sum Wai, donated in their memory by Mr. Shao F. Wang
Collection
Shao F. Wang collection
Accession Number
F1998.54.1-15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album

Keywords
China, landscape, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Shao F. Wang collection, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1997
Wang Fangyu (1913-1997) and Sum Wai (1918-1996), to 1997 [1]

To 1998
Shao F. Wang, New York and Short Hills, NJ, by descent, to 1998 [2]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Shao F. Wang in 1998

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 3, Joseph Chang and Stephen D. Allee, May 7, 1998, and Joseph Chang and Stephen D. Allee, August 18, 1998, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Shao F. Wang
Wang Fangyu 1913-1997
Sum Wai 1918 - 1996

Published References
  • Hui-shu Lee. The Artful Recluse: Painting, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century China. Exh. cat. .
  • Joseph Chang, Quianshen Bai, Catalogue by Stephen Allee. In Pursuit of Heavenly Harmony: Paintings and Calligraphy by Bada Shanren from the Bequest of Wang Fangyu and Sum Wai. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 8, pp. 53-65.
  • Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 244-251.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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