University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleEagles and Magpies in Winter
Object Number: C93
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Maker: Unknown
Ma Lin (uncertain)
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: 16th Century - 17th Century
Early Date: 960
Late Date: 1279
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Sparrow
Eagles
Magpie
Winter
Height: 171cm
Width: 99cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other NumberGETZ 39 - Other Number

Description

Painting. Eagles and Magpies in Winter. Artist unknown. Late Ming Dynasty. Formerely attributed to Ma Lin, 馬麟 active in the Song Dynasty (960-1280 CE ). Color painting on silk. Ma Lin was a son of the great painter Ma Yuan, 馬遠. He learned his father's art and became an Imperial artist. No signature or inscription. Seal says "Hsu-chai sheng-ting ming-chi." Pang Yuanji, collector, as has his seal. Eagle is often done for military people.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 12, pg. 28-30View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 190 no.39View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 69View Objects cited in this Publication

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