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Object Title:
Luohan
Object Number:
C125
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Maker:
Li Fan
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Qing Dynasty
Early Date:
1644
Late Date:
1912
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Luohan
Description:
One of a pair of paintings of a figure of a luohan. Artist Li Fan. Inscription says: "Pluck a Tuan blossom (and smell); even cheeks refreshed. Pick up a shell smoothened in the plum." Colophone by Sun Chun. Colophon implies figure's disinterest in worldly affairs and his concerns with the beauty of nature.
Credit Line:
Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company
Other Number:
GETZ 65   -   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: 35
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[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 198 no.65
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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. 19
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