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Bamboo, Chrysanthemum, and Bird
  • Chen Weishu
    active: China
  • Bamboo, Chrysanthemum, and Bird, 1891, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink, color on silk
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 x 51 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 201 x 62.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 11/16 x 20 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 79 1/8 x 24 3/4 in
  • Gift of Helen Marcy Johnson and Arthur S. Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0229.b
Label Text

Hanging scroll format; A sparrow on a bamboo branch which extends diagonally from bottom right corner to top center edge. More bamboo in light gray ink to the right. At lower center and right lower part are three blossoming chrysanthemums.