painting proper © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
8.1997
People
Lu Zhi [Lu Chih], Chinese (1496 - 1576)
Calligraphy by Peng Nian, Chinese (1505 - 1566)
Title
Penjing with Rock and Acorus Grass in a Ceramic Basin
Classification
Paintings with Calligraphy
Work Type
painting with calligraphy, hanging scroll
Date
mid 16th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink on paper, with poem dated to 1554 inscribed by Peng Nian (1505-1566)
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 75.2 × W. 30 cm (29 5/8 × 11 13/16 in.)
silk mounting only: H. 178.8 × W. 47 cm (70 3/8 × 18 1/2 in.)
mounting, including cord and roller ends: H. 180.3 × W. 54.6 cm (71 × 21 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from Ssu Isabel Weng and I-Hsueh Hugo Weng
Object Number
8.1997
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Rocks, Mountains, Landscapes, and Gardens: The Essence of East Asian Painting (1997), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/15/1997 - 09/21/1997

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

Adorning the Inner Court: Jun Ware for the Chinese Palace, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/20/2017 - 08/13/2017

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