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Asian Art

Portrait of Du Yan, from the set Five Old Men of Suiyang

before 1056

Album leaf, ink and color on silk

without mounting: 15 7/8 × 12 3/8 in. (40.3 × 31.4 cm)
with mounting: 24 × 18 7/8 in. (61 × 47.9 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
Song dynasty (960–1279)

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1953; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 45, no. 69, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 24–25, 44, no. 39, fig. 17.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 296, ill.

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 98–100, no. 44, ill.

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