Bowl of orchids

Maker(s)
Artist: Luo Ping (1733-1799)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign, 18th century
Medium
Ink on paper with silk backing
Dimensions
H x W (image): 27.1 x 30.4 cm (10 11/16 x 11 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Anonymous gift in honor of Kent H. and Scott N. Redford
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2001.25
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, orchid, poems, Qianlong reign (1736 - 1796), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), still life, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To ?
Dai Zhi. [1]

From mid-1950s to 2001
Private collection, Washington DC, acquired in the mid-1950s in Taipei. [2]

From 2001
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of anonymous donor, Washington DC [3]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] The painting was acquired in the mid-1950s while the donor was working in the American Embassy [Taipei].

[3] See Acquisition Consideration Form, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dai Zhi active ca. 1821-1850
Ralph Hubbard Redford 1916-2013

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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