Orchids and Rocks

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Artist: Gu Mei (1619-1664) Colophon by Weng Fanggang (1733-1818)
Calligrapher: Inscription by Gong Dingzi (1615-1673) Frontispiece by Gao Xiang (1688-1753) Colophon by Huang Yi (1744-1802)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644
Ink on satin
H x W (image): 27 x 170.8 cm (10 5/8 x 67 1/4 in)
China, Nanjing
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


China, orchid, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)

To ?
Frank Caro (1904-1980), New York. [1]

To 1987
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York. [2]

From 1987
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Arthur M. Sackler, New York. [3]


[1] See object file.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Frank Caro 1904-1980
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Claudia Brown. Great Qing: Painting in China 1644-1911. .
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 196, p. 295.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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