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Object Title:
Peasants with an Ox Cart
Object Number:
C245
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Maker:
Huang Ying-Shen
Period:
Early Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
c.1676
Early Date:
1656
Late Date:
1696
Section:
Asian
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Ox Cart
Description:
Peasants with an Ox Cart. In the foreground some peasants escort a priest or gentry. His cart is full of food & wine for visiting a friend who is likely living in the house on the upper right corner. One of his servants carries books and zither on the back. An intellectual gathering. Attributed to Huang Yingchen, 黃應諶 (Huang Ying-shen). Done when he was 76 years old according to a colophon in the upper right corner.
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
GETZ 41   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 190 no.41
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[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 31-32
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