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近代 高邕 楊柳 扇面
Willow

Artist:
Gao Yong (Chinese, 1850–1921)
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
dated 1895
Culture:
China
Medium:
Folding fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on alum paper
Dimensions:
7 1/4 x 19 3/8 in. (18.4 x 49.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in memory of La Ferne Hatfield Ellsworth, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.267.101
Not on view
The softly brushed impressionistic style that appeared in the third quarter of the 19th century in works by such Shanghai painters as Xu Gu and the Four Rens, continues in the next generation.
Signature: Lian, Gao Yong
Dated 1895

Artist's inscription: Autumn willow in my old garden; in the style of Yun Beiyun [Yun Shouping, 1633–1690].

Artist's seals: 1. Gao Longgong (square, white characters)
2. Lian (rectangular, white characters)

Marking: Collectors' seals: Robert Hatfield Ellsworth
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth , New York, until 1986; donated to MMA
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Painting: Selections from the Robert H. Ellsworth Collection," February 2, 1988–September 25, 1988.

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