University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: CG94-1-99
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: October 16, 1825
Early Date: 16 Oct 1825
Late Date: 16 Oct 1825
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Silk
Iconography:Spring Festival
Length: 1478cm
Width: 28.5cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1994
Other Number353/ 7N/ ZhanZ2u - Other Number

Description

Painting of the Qingming festival on silk fabric backed with paper and with mountains and trees on the background. Goats, horses, flowering trees, boats, houses are also present in the painting. Everything painted in bright colors. The colophon at the end gives the date: Daoguang 5th year, October 16, 1825. It also gives the name of the artist and the place it was painted: Jingde Province, Tangxian (painter).


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