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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1931.20
People
Zhu Zhanji (Emperor Xuanzong), Chinese (1399 - 1435; reigned as the Xuande Emperor 1426-1435)
Title
Two Saluki Hounds
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Saluki Dogs
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
album leaf, painting
Date
dated to 1427
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/209917
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album leaf; ink and light colors on paper; with inscription reading "Xuande dingwei yubi xixie"
Dimensions
H. 26.2 x W. 34.6 cm (10 5/16 x 13 5/8 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
A 10-045 (Suzuki Kei)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Charles A. Coolidge
Accession Year
1931
Object Number
1931.20
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Suzuki Kei, Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku, Amerika Kanada hen (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Paintings, Volume 1: American and Canadian Collections), University of Tokyo Press (Tokyo, Japan, 1982), pp. I-59 and I-433, no. A 10-045

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 31, p. 35

Richard M. Barnhart, Painters of the Great Ming: The Imperial Court and the Zhe School, exh. cat., Dallas Museum of Art (Dallas, TX, 1993), p. 54, cat. 15

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol. 209, no. 7, October 1, 1996, Cover image

Exhibition History

Chinese Painting and Decorative Arts from the Permanent Collection, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/17/1991 - 01/26/1992

Painters of the Great Ming: The Imperial Court and the Zhe School, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 03/10/1993 - 05/09/1993; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 06/03/1993 - 08/01/1993

Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/03/1995 - 06/09/1996

A Compelling Legacy: Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/24/2004 - 03/20/2005

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu