Ink Landscape
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.87
People
Liu Dan (People's Republic of China born 1953)
Title
Ink Landscape
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, hanging scroll
Date
1991
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Hawaii, Honolulu
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink on paper; with artist's square red intaglio seal reading "Liu Dan Zhi Yin"
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 236.7 x W. 121.9 cm (93 3/16 x 48 in.)
mounting, including cord and roller ends: H. 373.4 x W. 150.5 cm (147 x 59 1/4 in.)
silk mounting only: H. 363.2 x W. 141 cm (143 x 55 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Liu Dan, artist, (1991-2005), sold; [through Kaikodo, New York, 1995]; to Harvard Art Museum.
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Alexandra Munroe and Robert Rosenkranz (Law School Class of 1965) in honor of Henry Whitney Munroe (Class of 1943)
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.87
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Alexandra Munroe, Liu Dan: Alternative Visions, exh. cat., Takashimaya Co. Ltd (New York and Tokyo, 1993)

Selected Objects of Scholarly Admiration/Liu Dan, auct. cat., Jeff Hsu Art Gallery (Taipei, 2005)

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2004-2005 (Cambridge, MA, 2005), p. 11

Robert D. Mowry, The New Chinese Landscape: Recent Acquisitions, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., 2006), pp. 6-7, 10, 12, fig. 5

Catherine Delacour, Rochers de lettrés, itineraries de l’art en Chine, exh. cat., Musée Guimet (Paris, France, 2012), p. 144, cat. no. 96; p. 52, fig. 20 (detail)

Exhibition History

The New Chinese Landscape: Recent Acquisitions, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/12/2006 - 11/12/2006

Re-View: S228-230 (Asian rotation: 5) Brush and Ink Reconsidered: Contemporary Chinese Landscapes, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/23/2010 - 05/14/2011

The roads of Art in China and scholar’s rocks, Musée Guimet, Paris, 03/28/2012 - 06/25/2012

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted