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Artist, forgery of: Zhu Zhanji, Chinese, 1399–1435

A Gibbon Reaching for a Lotus Pod

*19th c. forgery

Hanging scroll: ink and color on paper

without mounting: 45 × 23 7/16 in. (114.3 × 59.6 cm)
with mounting: 103 9/16 × 29 7/16 in. (263 × 74.7 cm)
with rollers: 33 7/8 in. (86 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1952.52.21
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Ton-Ying and Company, New York to 1931; Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, to 1952; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.