Seal of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997): Xie

Artist: Wu Zijian (born 1947)
Historical period(s)
H x W x D (overall): 3.4 x 2.4 x 3 cm (1 5/16 x 15/16 x 1 3/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of the Xie Family
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Tool and Equipment

Seal (oval relief)


From 1972 to 1997
Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), commissioned carving from Wu Zijian in 1972 [1]

From 1997 to 1998
Chen Peiqiu (born 1922), widow of Xie Zhiliu [2]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Chen Peiqiu in 1998 [3]


[1] Curatorial Remarks, Joseph Chang, May 1, 1998.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Xie Zhiliu 1910-1997
Chen Peiqiu born 1922

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 264-267.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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