painting proper Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2017.300
People
Yu Jianhua [Yü Chien-hua], Chinese (1895 - 1979)
Title
Travelers Inside the Gateway
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, hanging scroll
Date
1945
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/330484
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
painting proper: 134.6 x 66.4 cm (53 x 26 1/8 in.)
mounting, including cord and roller ends: 245.4 x 95.3 cm (96 5/8 x 37 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Title and dated signature in brush-written Chinese characters, upper right: Signed: "Yu Jianhua xie"
  • seal: Square red intaglio artist's seal, following signature: "Yu Jianhua yin"
Provenance
Chu-tsing Li, Lawrence, Kansas (by 2006 -2012), gift; to his son B U.K. Li, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (2012-2017), gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2017.

Footnotes:
1. Dr. Chu-tsing Li (1920-2014)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Chu-tsing Li Collection, Gift of B U.K. Li in memory of Chu-tsing Li, Yao-wen Kwang Li, and Teri Ho Li
Accession Year
2017
Object Number
2017.300
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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