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The Eighteen Scholars of Tang

17th century

Set of three hanging scrolls, ink and color on silk; with ivory rollers

37 7/8 × 22 5/8 in. (96.2 × 57.5 cm) without mounting: 37 7/8 × 22 11/16 in. (96.2 × 57.7 cm) with mounting: 75 1/4 × 27 7/8 in. (191.14 × 70.8 cm) with rollers: 29 15/16 in. (76 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1954.40.20a-c
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Late Ming dynasty (1368–1644) or early Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 217, no. 425, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 7–9, 11, no. 1, fig. 1a-c.

Masterpieces of Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties Collected Overseas (Hangzhou, China: Zhejiang da xue chu ban she, 2011).

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.