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近代 陳半丁 牡丹 扇面
Peonies

Artist:
Chen Banding (Chinese, 1876–1966)
Date:
dated 1924
Culture:
China
Medium:
Folding fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on alum paper
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 27 1/8 in. (23.5 x 68.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in memory of La Ferne Hatfield Ellsworth, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.267.280
Not on view
Chen Banding was a student of Wu Changshuo, and the flowers in this fan, boldly sketched in elegant fluid line show Chen's indebtedness to his teacher.
Signature: Chen Nian
Dated summer of 1924

Artist's inscription: Dedicated to Zhixiong

Artist's seal: Chen Nian (square, white characters)

Marking: Collectors' seals: Robert Hatfield Ellsworth
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