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Object Title:
Seven Sages in Bamboo Grove
Object Number:
C121
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Maker:
Liu Sung Nien
Period:
Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made:
17th Century
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Asian
Technique:
Painted
Description:
Seven Sages in Grove. Artist Liu Sung Nien, flourished 1190-1230 CE. Done in style of painting academy of Tang-Song period. Natural settings e.g. waterfall, rock, clouds, trees are purposely distorted in contrast with human figures done in free, expressive manner.
Height:
200.66cm
Width:
103.19cm
Depth:
3.17cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company
Other Number:
GETZ 52   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Harrison Chinese Rotunda inaugural exhibition ( Feb 1916)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 27-28
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[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 194 no.52
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[Catalogue] M. Knoedler & Co. 1914. Catalogue of early Chinese paintings of the T'ang, Sung and Yuan dynasties A.D. 600-1400. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 11
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