Peaches of Immortality

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Empress Dowager Cixi 慈禧太后 (1835-1908)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, late 19th-early 20th century
Medium
Ink and colors on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 127.4 x 63.4 cm (50 3/16 x 24 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1991.52
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
China, immortality, peach, Pritzlaff collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Arthur Waley, (Introduction) Frances Wood. Tao Te Ching: The Way and Its Power and Its Place in Chinese Thought. London. P. 41.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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