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Asian Art

Tao Yuanming and the Pine Tree

early 15th century

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk

unframed: 61 1/8 × 38 3/8 in. (155.3 × 97.4 cm)
framed: 105 3/16 × 41 15/16 in. (267.1 × 106.6 cm)
Gift of Earl Morse
1955.38.2
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Owen Roberts (1875–1955), West Vincent Township, PA; acquired by Eart Morse (1908–1988), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1955
bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1955

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 231, no. 441, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.