Album of Flowers and Portrait of Shitao – Plum Blossoms and Bamboo

Maker(s)
Artist: Shitao (1642-1707)
Seal of: Zhang Daqian 張大千 (China, 1899-1983)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, ca. 1698
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 26 x 34.5 cm (10 1/4 x 13 9/16 in)
Geography
China, Jiangsu province, Yangzhou
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.207.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
bamboo, China, plum blossom, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), 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
  • Chang Wanli. Shitao shuhua ji [Selected Painting and Calligraphy of Shih-Tao]. multi-volumed, Hong Kong. vol. 5, pl. 109.
  • Jonathan Hay. Shitao: Painting and Modernity in Early Qing China., reprint. Taibei shi. .
  • Sophia Suk-mun Law. Reading Chinese Painting: Beyond Forms and Colors, a Comparative Approach to Art Appreciation. New York, New York. p. 104, fig. 107.
  • 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. 232-243.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 203, pp. 304-307.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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