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Asian Art

Ancestor Portrait

19th century

Hanging scroll: ink and color on silk

56 × 37 1/2 in. (142.2 × 95.2 cm) unframed
101 15/16 × 51 in. (259 × 129.5 cm) framed without roller bar
259 × 139.5 cm. 102 × 55 in., with roller bar
Katharine Ordway Collection
1980.13.39
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Katharine Ordway (1899–1979) Collection, Weston, Conn.; bequest in 1980 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Lesley K. Baier, The Katharine Ordway Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 113, no. 90.

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