Spray Of Bamboo
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1923.155.A
People
Wang Fu, Chinese (1362 - 1416)
Title
Spray of Bamboo
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, album leaf
Date
late 14th-early 15th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Section of a handscroll mounted as an album leaf; ink on paper with signature reading "Mengduan"
Dimensions
H. 30.8 x W. 54.9 cm (12 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: artist's signature; imperial seals; collectors' seals
  • seal: Seals of the Qianlong Emperor at top; seal of Qing Imperial Collection at right. Seals of Ming collector Hsiang Yuan-pien (1525-1590). One seal reads "Rong Jun Wang".
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
A 10-048 (Suzuki Kei)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Edward B. Bruce Collection of Chinese Paintings; Gift of Galen L. Stone
Accession Year
1923
Object Number
1923.155.A
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Suzuki Kei, Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku, Amerika Kanada hen (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Paintings, Volume 1: American and Canadian Collections), University of Tokyo Press (Tokyo, Japan, 1982), p. 59, no. A 10-048

Exhibition History

Chinese Painting and Decorative Arts from the Permanent Collection, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/17/1991 - 01/26/1992

Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/2012 - 06/01/2013

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