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pine tree
  • Xiao Sun
    born: Huaining, Anhui province, China ; active: China
  • pine tree, 1940, Republic of China (1911–1949)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink, color on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 71 x 22 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27 15/16 x 8 5/8 in
    Mount Dimensions: 168.9 x 35.1 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 66 1/2 x 13 13/16 in
  • Gift of Marilyn Stokstad in Honor of the Fifty Anniversary of the Spencer Museum of Art
  • Not on display
  • 1983.0001
Label Text

Large pine tree which fills most of the composition with plum blossoms and rock. This piece was painted at the end of 1940 at a literati gathering in honor of the director Chien's birthday.