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近代 張大千 軸
Through Ancient Eyes

Artist:
Attributed to Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899–1983)
Artist:
After Shitao (Zhu Ruoji) (Chinese, 1642–1707) with spurious signature of Shitao
Date:
ca. 1920–22
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 13 1/4 x 13 in. (33.7 x 33 cm) Overall with mounting: 51 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (130.8 x 47 cm) Overall with knobs: 51 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (130.8 x 54 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of John M. Crawford Jr., 1988
Accession Number:
1989.363.189
Not on view
Signature: Inscribed, two lines in regular script; signed as Shitao (1642–1707) with one seal

Artist's inscription: "I'd say Jing's and Guan's singular eye."
Artist's seal: Azhang
Signature: Qingxiang laoren

Marking: Collectors' seals:
Alice Boney, 1 seal
John M. Crawford, Jr., 2 seals
Unidentified, 1 seal
Providence. Bell Gallery, List Art Center. "The Individualists: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy of the 17th Century from the Collection of John M. Crawford, Jr.," April 26, 1980–May 18, 1980.

Washington DC. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Zhang Daqian," November 24, 1991–March 15, 1992.

New York. Asia Society. "Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Zhang Daqian," April 29, 1992–July 9, 1992.

Saint Louis Art Museum. "Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Zhang Daqian," September 1992–November 8, 1992.

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