Seven Sages in Bamboo Grove


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Title Seven Sages in Bamboo Grove
Object Number C121
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Creator Liu Songnian
Period Ming Dynasty (uncertain) | Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made 17th Century
Section Asian
Technique Painted

Seven Sages in Grove. Artist Liu Songnian 劉松年 (flourished 1190 - 1230 CE). Done in style of painting academy of Tang-Song period. Natural settings e.g. waterfall, rock, clouds, trees are purposely distorted in contrast with human figures done in free, expressive manner. Formerly in the collection of John Calvin Ferguson (1866 - 1945 CE).

Height 200.66 cm
Width 103.19 cm
Depth 3.17 cm
Credit Line Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company, 1916
Other Number Getz 52 - Other Number

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