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Hosta and Asters
Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997)
Drawing; pencil and ink on paper
Overall: 12 3/16 x 10 1/8 in. (31 x 25.7 cm)
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
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.
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