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現代 謝稚柳 玉簪翠菊圖 鏡片
Hosta and Asters

Artist:
Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997)
Date:
20th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Drawing; pencil and ink on paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 3/16 x 10 1/8 in. (31 x 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.411.96
Not on view
The rhythmic, curving silhouettes of the leaves in this composition demonstate Xie's interest in abstracting and perfecting his subjects, offering an idea as to how he reworked his drawings to create satisfying original compositions.
Sarah Shay , Arlington, VA (until 2005; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Mastering the Art of Chinese Painting: Xie Zhiliu (1910–1997)," February 2, 2010–August 1, 2010.

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