Ink Landscape

detail of upper section

detail of lower section

detail of seal

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(People's Republic of China born 1953)
Ink Landscape, 1991
, Hanging Scroll
20th century
Creation Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Hanging scroll; ink on paper; with artist's square red intaglio seal reading "Liu Dan Zhi Yin"
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.)
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)
, 2005.87
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Liu Dan, artist, (1991-2005), sold; [through Kaikodo, New York, 1995]; to Harvard Art Museum.
Alexandra Munroe, Liu Dan: Alternative Visions, exh. cat., Takashimaya Co. Ltd (New York and Tokyo, 1993)

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

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

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