Scroll of the Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Title Scroll of the Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup
Object Number C449
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Creator Tang Yin (uncertain)
Period Ming Dynasty
Date Made Ming Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Silk | Pigment
Technique Painted | Woven
Iconography Emperor | Chinese Poet | Li Po | Attendants
Inscription Language Chinese Language

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.

Credit Line Purchased from Worch of Paris, 1925
Other Number Getz 43 - Other Number

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