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Asian Art
Artist: Jin Nong, Chinese, 1687–1764

Plum Blossom with Inscription in Standard Script (kaishu)

1761

Hanging scroll: ink on paper

without mounting: 45 3/4 × 16 5/16 in. (116.2 × 41.5 cm)
with mounting: 86 9/16 × 21 15/16 in. (219.8 × 55.8 cm)
with rollers: 26 1/8 in. (66.3 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
1976.26.2
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Huang Pao-hsi Collection, HK (Lok Tsai Hsien)

Bibliography: 

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 122–126, no. 56, ill.

Maggie Bickford and Mimi Gardner Gates, Bones of Jade, Soul of Ice : the Flowering Plum in Chinese Art (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), no. 41.

David Ake Sensabaugh, “Everlasting Contentment: Chinese Painting of the 18th Century,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 86, fig. 8.

James Prosek and Edith Devaney, James Prosek: Art, Artifact, Artifice, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2020), 106, pl. 85.

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