University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleScroll of the Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup
Object Number: C449
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Maker: Tang Yin (uncertain)
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: Ming Dynasty
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1644
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Woven
Iconography:Emperor
Chinese Poet
Li Po
Attendants
Credit Line:Purchased from A. G. Worch, 1925
Other NumberGETZ 43 - Other Number

Description

Twelve old men. Drunken Poets. Scroll painting. Attributed to Tang Yin Tang Yin 唐寅 (1470-1523 CE)but much later. Silk is brittle, probably chemically treated at spots or patches. The faces all are well preserved and their color looks new which casts doubts on the authenticty of the aged look of the silk. Seals illegible.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 40View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 190 no.43View Objects cited in this Publication

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