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清 吳熙載 水仙紅豆圖 軸
Narcissus, Fungus, and Nandina

Artist:
Wu Xizai (Chinese, 1799–1870)
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
dated 1852
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
41 1/2 x 14 5/8 in. (105.4 x 37.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in memory of La Ferne Hatfield Ellsworth, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.267.23
Not on view
Signature: Rangzhi Wu Xizhai
Dated: late Spring 1852

Artist's seals: 1. Seal of Wu Xizhai (square, white characters)
2. Rangzhi (square, red characters)

Inscription: "Done with the brush method of Luo Tingzhen [Luo Zhi, 1477]. I have achieved only a slight similarity to his style."

Marking: Collector's seals: Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (two)
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