University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleMythical Taoist Personages
Object Number: C139
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Taoist
Provenience: China
Maker: Fong Chun Nien
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Taoist Figure
Credit Line:Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company, 1916
Other NumberGETZ 74 - Other Number

Description

Mythical Taoist Personages. Painted scroll. Artist: Fang Ch'un Nien. Signed. The flying apsaras spraying the flowers to make way for the old fairy riding the mythical animal-Nan-chi hsien-wong and his male and female attendants. The brushwork is very stiff. Silk is coarse. Seals mostly illegible.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 54View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 198 no. 74View Objects cited in this Publication

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