Seal of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997): Ying wu bu wu shi

Maker(s)
Artist: Wu Zijian (born 1947)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1982
Medium
Soapstone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 4.8 x 2.6 x 4 cm (1 7/8 x 1 x 1 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of the Xie Family
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1998.76.68
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal (rectangle intaglio)

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present)
Provenance

From 1982 to 1997
Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), commissioned carving from Wu Zijian in 1982 [1]

From 1997 to 1998
Chen Peiqiu (born 1922), widow of Xie Zhiliu [2]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Chen Peiqiu in 1998 [3]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remarks, Joseph Chang, May 1, 1998.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Xie Zhiliu 1910-1997
Chen Peiqiu born 1922

Published References
  • The Hong Kong Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture. Shu yu ke: Wu Zigian. Exh. cat. Hong Kong. .
  • Wu Zijian Yinji. Shanghai. p. 63.
  • 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. 264-267.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
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