Orchids, Bamboo, and Rock

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Shitao (1642-1707)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, ca. 1700
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 165.8 x 72.3 cm (65 1/4 x 28 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.206
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
bamboo, China, Four Gentlemen, orchid, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), rock, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To?
Zhang Daqian (1899-1983). [1]

To 1987
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York. [2]

From 1987
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Arthur M. Sackler, New York. [3]

Notes:

[1] See object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Zhang Daqian China, 1899-1983
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Pierre Théberge, Mayo Graham, Jonathan Shaughnessy. Cai Guo-Qiang: Long Scroll. Exh. cat. Ottawa. .
  • Richard Edwards. The Paintings of Tao-chi 1641-ca 1720: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Museum of Art, University of Michigan, August 13-September 17, 1967. Exh. cat. Ann Arbor. pp. 26, 126.
  • Francois Cheng. Empty and Full: the language of Chinese Painting. China. p. 156.
  • Helmut Brinker, Marc Nürnberger. Shitao: Aufgezeichnete Worte des Monchs Bittermelone zur Malerei. Mainz. p. 169.
  • Marilyn Fu, Fu Shen. Studies in Connoisseurship: Chinese Paintings from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections in New York, Princeton, and Washington, D.C., Third Edition. Princeton, 1973. pp. 264-267.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 204, p. 308.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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