Everlasting Contentment Artist: Xu Yang (Chinese, ca. 1751–1776)

1773

Asian Art

Not on view

Medium

Handscroll, ink and color on paper, jade core roller

Dimensions

without mounting: 12 1/4 × 73 in. (31.1 × 185.4 cm)
with mounting: 12 5/8 in. (32 cm)

Credit Line

Bankers Trust Company Foundation Fund and the Karen Y. Wang Fund

Accession Number

1988.27.1

Geography
Culture
Period

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

ex-collection of Wong Nan-p'ing (Wang Nanping)
Bibliography

  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 301, ill.
  • "Acquisitions 1988," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 110, ill.
  • David Ake Sensabaugh, "Everlasting Contentment: Chinese Painting of the 18th Century," Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 81, fig. 1.

Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

Nature, handscrolls

Subject

birds (animals)

Signed

Signed and dated at end; seals at beginning and end, including Qianlong emperor

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