Alighting Wild Geese on Sandbar (from the album Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers)

Maker(s)
Artist: Sheng Maoye (active ca. 1600-1640)
Calligrapher: Wen Zhenmeng (1574-1636)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 1621
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 24 x 25.2 cm (9 7/16 x 9 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.270.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf

Keywords
China, goose, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To ?
Wong Pao-hsi, Hong Kong. [1]

1976
Sale, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., Paintings by Ming and C’hing Masters from the Lok Tsai Hsien Collection, April 22, 1976, sale #3860, lot 59: “Landscape Scenes.” [2]

To 1987
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York. [3]

From 1987
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Arthur M. Sackler, New York. [4]

Notes:

[1] See object file. See also object file S1987.270.1.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

[4] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Sotheby's
Wong Pao-hsi
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Paintings by Ming and Ch'ing Masters from the Lok Tsai Hsien Collection. New York, April 22, 1976. Sale 3860,lot 59.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 194, p. 291.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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