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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.892
People
Li Zhuxi 李竹溪, Chinese (dates unknown)
Title
Fan with Painted Decoration of Bronzes, Paintings, and Texts on One Side and Fragments of Texts on the Other
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, fan
Date
1915
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/211336
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Folding fan on baitong (nickel brass) frame; ink and color on silk; signed 'Yangzhu Shanren' on one side and 'Li Zhuxi' on the other; inscribed transciption of "Preface to the Orchid Pavilion Gathering" on the frame
Dimensions
36 x 66 cm (14 3/16 x 26 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: 'Yang Zhushanren' and 'Li Zhuqi'
Provenance
Philip Hofer (1898-1984), Cambridge, MA, purchased from dealer Mathias Komor, November 1967; bequest to Harvard Art Museum
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.892
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Judith Zeitlin and Lydia H. Liu, Writing and Materiality in China: Essays in Honor of Patrick Hanan, cover illustration

Nancy Berliner, The 'Eight Brokens': Chinese Trompe-l'oeil Painting, Orientations (February 1992), vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 61-70

Exhibition History

Art of the Fan: China, Korea, Japan, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/15/1995 - 10/08/1995

Forging the New: East Asian Painting in the Twentieth Century, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2005 - 10/16/2005

China in Twelve Artworks, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/23/2016 - 05/08/2016

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