The Older the Stronger

Maker(s)
Artist: Qi Baishi 齊白石 (1864-1957)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, ca. 1930
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 35 x 25.5 cm (13 3/4 x 10 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
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1998.65
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
China, elder, man, Modern period (1912 - present), 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 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
  • Lang Shaojun, Guo Tianmin. Qi Baishi Quanji [Collected Works of Qi Baishi]. 10 vols., , di 1 ban. Changsha, China. no. 19, vol. 3: p. 138, pl. 130.
  • Kan Qi Baishi hua [Ch'i Pai-shih's Paintings]., Chu Ban. Taibei. pp. 36-37.
  • 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
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