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Poets Gathering in the Orchid Pavilion

Qian Gong
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
dated 1607
Handscroll; ink wash on silk brocade
13 1/2 x 182 1/4 in. (34.3 x 462.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry Shupak, 1953
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Signed, dated and inscribed: (lower left, 75 characters in black)

Seals: (bottom left, two characters in red) of artist

Inscription: Colophon and seals mounted to left of painting; the title with signature of writer and seal mounted to right.

Marking: Bottom right, three characters in red (collector's seals)
Harry Shupak , Tokyo, 1953; donated to MMA
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