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Object Title:
Rabbit and Plum Tree
Object Number:
C88
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Maker:
Huang Jucai
Period:
Song Dynasty
Date Made:
Song Dynasty
Early Date:
960
Late Date:
1279
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Pigment
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Rabbit
Plum Tree
Description:
Rabbit and plum tree, artist unknown. Attributed to Huang Jucai, 黄居寀 (Huang Chu-ts'ai). Song Dynasty (960-1280 A.D.). Color painting on silk. Huang Jucai, of the Northern Song Dynasty, was a son of the noted artist, Huang Quan, 黄筌 (Huang Ch'uan). In painting birds, flowers and bamboos, he surpassed his father. This painting shows a white rabbit under a plum tree in full blossom. On the tree are the roosting birds seeking their comfort in the cold. Seven seals. Imitation of Cui Bai, 崔白 (Ts'ui Pai) painting: "Magpies and Hare", now in the National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Height:
142cm
Width:
58cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
GETZ 33   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 186 no.33
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[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23
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[Book] P'ang, Lai Ch'en. 1915. Biographies of Famous Chinese Paintings: From the Private Collections of Mr. L. C. Pang, Chekiang, China, 1915. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 27
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