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Object TitleEagles and Magpies in Winter
Object Number:C93
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Maker: Unknown
Ma Lin (uncertain)
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: 16th Century - 17th Century
Early Date: 960
Late Date: 1279
Height: 171cm
Width: 99cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other NumberGETZ 39 - Other Number


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's seal can be seen in the bottom left corner. Eagles were often done for military personnel.


[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 12, pg. 28-30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 190 no.39View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] P'ang, Lai Ch'en. 1915. Biographies of Famous Chinese Paintings: From the Private Collections of Mr. L. C. Pang, Chekiang, China, 1915. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 69View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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