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Scroll Painting

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Object Title:
Mythical Taoist Personages
Object Number:
C139
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Taoist
Provenience:
China
Maker:
Fong Chun Nien
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Taoist Figure
Description:
Mythical Taoist Personages. Painted scroll. Artist: Fang Ch'un Nien. Signed. The flying apsaras spraying the flowers to make way for the old fairy riding the mythical animal-Nan-chi hsien-wong and his male and female attendants. The brushwork is very stiff. Silk is coarse. Seals mostly illegible.
Credit Line:
Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company
Other Number:
GETZ 74   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 54
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[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 198 no. 74
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