The Older the Stronger

Artist: Qi Baishi 齊白石 (1864-1957)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, ca. 1930
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 35 x 25.5 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Bequest from the collection of Wang Fangyu and Sum Wai, donated in their memory by Mr. Shao F. Wang.
Shao F. Wang collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting

Album leaf

China, elder, man, Modern period (1912 - present), Shao F. Wang collection, WWII-era 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


[1] According to Curatorial Note 4, Joseph Chang, May 7, 1998, and Joseph Chang, 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
  • Kan Qi Baishi hua (Ch'i Pai-shih's Paintings)., Chu Ban. Taibei. pp. 36-37.
  • Lang Shaojun Guo Tianmin. Qi Baishi Quanji (Collected Works of Qi Baishi). 10 vols., , di 1 ban. Changsha, China. no. 19, p. 138, pl. 130.
  • 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

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