Asian Art
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Artist: Wu Guanzhong, Chinese, 1919–2010

A Sea of Clouds

1988

Handscroll, ink and color on paper

without mounting: 27 x 54 1/2 in. (68.6 x 138.4 cm)
The Clyde and Helen Wu Collection of Chinese Painting, gift of Bernadine and Dr. David Wu
2001.141.1
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Dr. Clyde and Helen Wu, Grosse Pointe, Mich.; Dr. David and Bernadine Wu, Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich., to 2003; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Rong Bao Zhai Co. Ltd., Beijing, The Paintings of Wu Guanzhong, sale cat. (June 1987).

Daguang Zhou and Dachuan Zhang, eds., Painting from the Heart : Selected Works of Wu Guanzhong (Sichuan, China: Sichuan Fine Arts Publishing House, 1990).

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), 93, no. 118.

Keyu Wu, ed., Wu Guanzhong (Hebei, China: Hebei Education Publishing House, December 2006).

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 140, pl. 127.

Tianzhong Shui and Hua Wang, eds., The Complete Works of Wu Guanzhong, 5 (Changsha Shi, China: Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House, August 2007).

Keyu Wu, World Master of Art: Wu Guanzhong (Hebei, China: Hebei Fine Arts Publishing House, 2008).

An Unbroken Line: In Commemoration of Wu Guanzhong, exh. cat. (Beijing: Poly Art Musuem, October 2010).

Keyu Wu, World Famous Artist: Wu Guanzhong (Hebei, China: Hebei Education Publishing House, November 2010).

Melissa Chiu, ed., Revolutionary Ink: The Paintings of Wu Guanzhong, exh. cat. (New York: Asia Society Museum, 2012).

Awakening Spring: Significant Works by Wu Guanzhong, exh. cat. (Hongkong: Sotheby’s Hong Kong Ltd., October 2013).

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.