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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1927.174
People
Allan Clark, American (Missoula, MT 1896 - 1950 Grand Junction, CO)
Title
Kwan Yin of the Willows, after Wanfoxia Frescoes
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Copies of Frescoes in Caves Visited by Second Expedition to China
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1925
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306467
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor and white gouache over graphite on buff laid paper
Dimensions
24.3 x 28.3 cm (9 9/16 x 11 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: red stamp with Chinese characters, u.l.: [seal of [Allan] Clark]
  • label: l.r. of face mat, paper, stamped: 46
  • inscription: verso, black watercolor: Cave 25 / Kwan Yin of the Willows
  • inscription: verso, graphite: [encircled:] 9
  • inscription: verso, black ink: 2 / South East Wall [part of graphite inscription, erased, illegible]
  • inscription: verso, u.r., graphite, erased: Kwan Yin of the Rocks
Provenance
Allan Clark, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1927.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Allan Clark
Accession Year
1927
Object Number
1927.174
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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