Scholar's Rock
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.83
People
Liu Dan (People's Republic of China born 1953)
Title
Scholar's Rock
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, wall scroll
Date
1993
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York State, New York City
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Framed horizontal wall scroll; ink on paper; with two seals of the artist, the upper one reading "Liu Dan Yin", the lower one reading "Hu Ran Ke"
Dimensions
painting proper: 96.2 x 182.3 cm (37 7/8 x 71 3/4 in.)
frame: 122.9 x 209.2 cm (48 3/8 x 82 3/8 in.)
Provenance
The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York
Ex-coll. Michael Dunn, Tokyo, Japan
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Alan J. and Suzanne W. Dworsky and through the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.83
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2003-2004 (Cambridge, MA, 2005), p. 22

Jerome Silbergeld, Outside In: Chinese x American x Contemporary Art, Princeton University Art Museum (Princeton, New Jersey, 2009), p. 241, fig. 3

Exhibition History

Rocks, Mountains, Landscapes and Gardens: The Essence of East Asian Painting ('04), Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/2004 - 08/01/2004

Forging the New: East Asian Painting in the Twentieth Century, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2005 - 10/16/2005

Downtime, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/28/2007 - 04/20/2008

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted