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Asian Art
Artist: Wu Changshuo, Chinese, 1844–1927

Lotuses

late 19th–early 20th century

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

with mounting: 94 × 23 3/4 in. (238.761 × 60.325 cm)
without mounting: 70 3/4 × 18 1/2 in. (179.7 × 47 cm)
The Clyde and Helen Wu Collection of Chinese Painting, Gift of Dr. Roger Wu
2000.127.1
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Helen T. Wu (1929–2015) and Dr. Clyde Wu (1933–2015), Grosse Pointe, Mich., by 2000; by descent to their son Dr. Roger Wu, San Francisco,Calif., by 2000; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2000

Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 138, pl. 124.

Jason C. Kuo, ed., Heirs to a Great Tradition: Modern Chinese Paintings from the Tsien-Hsiang-Chai Collection (College Park, Md.: University of Maryland, 1993), 41, no. 13, pl. 13.

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.