The Cave of Immortals

Maker(s)
Artist: Qi Baishi 齊白石 (1864-1957)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, early-mid-20th century
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 147.3 x 33.2 cm (58 x 13 1/16 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
F1998.61
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
cave, China, Daoist Immortals, landscape, Modern period (1912 - present), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Shao F. Wang collection, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

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

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

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Shao F. Wang. [3]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Published References
  • 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. 262-263.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist