Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.899
Title
Scenes from Romance of the Western Chamber (Xixiang ji)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Hsi-hsiang-ji
Classification
Prints
Work Type
hanging scroll
Date
1747
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/210981
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, with hand-applied color
Dimensions
image proper: H. 97.4 x W. 51.4 cm (38 3/8 x 20 1/4 in.)
paper mounting only: H. 165.7 x W. 64.1 cm (65 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.)
full mounting, including cord and roller ends: H. 169.5 x W. 69.9 cm (66 3/4 x 27 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Philip Hofer (1898-1984) purchased from Tokyo dealer Sorimachi in November 1967; bequest to Harvard Art Museums, 1985.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.899
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

T. June Li and Suzanne E. Wright, Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints, exh. cat., The Huntington Library, Art Gallery, and Botanical Gardens (San Marino, 2016), p. 8, ill.; pp. 112-113, cat. no. 24

Exhibition History

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/08/2016 - 04/27/2016

China in Twelve Artworks, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/23/2016 - 05/08/2016

Garden, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints, The Huntington Library, Art Gallery, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, 09/17/2016 - 01/09/2017

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