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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.270.A-B
People
Zhan Wang, Chinese (Beijing born 1962)
Title
Sculpture in the Form of a Nine-Hole Scholar's Rock
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
2001
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Culture
Chinese
Location
Level 2, Room 2620, East Asian Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hammered, assembled, welded, and highly polished stainless steel; edition 3/8; with incised signature of the artist (in Chinese) on the back reading "Zhan Wang 2001 3/8"
Dimensions
sculpture only: H. 70.3 x W. 44.3 x D. 20 cm (27 11/16 x 17 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
with base: H. 74.5 x W. 44.3 x D. 20 cm (29 5/16 x 17 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Zhan Wang 2001
Provenance
Zhan Wang, Beijing (2001), sold; through [Chambers Fine Art, New York, December 7, 2002]; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2002.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase in honor of James Cuno through the generosity of Michael E. and Winnie Feng, H. George and Roberta Mann, David J. Menke, John R. Menke, Richard and Diane Milhender, Diane H. Schafer, Erna M. Szekeres and Arthur E. Vershbow
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.270.A-B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Robert D. Mowry, The New Chinese Landscape: Recent Acquisitions, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., 2006), pp. 7, 9, 12, fig. 6, back cover

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

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

32Q: 2620 Winter Garden, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/01/2014

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