University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleCelebration at Official's Mansion
Object Number: C116
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Maker: Yuan Jiang
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Palace
Height: 132.1cm
Width: 73.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company, 1916
Other NumberGETZ 58 - Other Number

Description

Chinese painting. The title is "Celebration at Official's Mansion." Attributed to early Qing Dynasty Yangzhou painter Yuan Jiang 袁江 (active ca. 1680 - 1730 CE) or possibly his son or nephew Yuan Yao 袁耀 (active ca. 1739 - 1788 CE). The original attribution was to an unknown Song Dynasty artist with a subject matter of the Palace of Emperor Tang Xuanzong. Formerly in the collection of John Calvin Ferguson (1866 - 1945 CE).


Bibliography:

[Article] Cahill, James. 2001. "Five Rediscovered Ming and Qing Paintings in the University of Pennsylvania". Orientations. 32 (2): 62-68. : Page/Fig./Plate: 62-68View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 197 no.58View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue] M. Knoedler & Co. 1914. Catalogue of early Chinese paintings of the T'ang, Sung and Yuan dynasties A.D. 600-1400. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 13View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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