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Album of 12 Plum Blossoms (with facing calligraphy)
  • Qin Yuqi
    active late 1800s–early 1900s
    active: China
  • Album of 12 Plum Blossoms (with facing calligraphy), 1888, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.3 x 21.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 8 7/16 in
    Mount Dimensions: 27.5 x 25.2 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 10 13/16 x 9 7/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. William P. Fenn
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0127.01
Description

Calligraphy frontispiece. This album of plums was copied from an album by Chin Nung which was rendered in 1751, who in turn copied from Hsu Wei, who lived from 1521 to 1553. Shih Lu in the 19th century wrote the facing inscriptions and colophons.