Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two Europeans Playing with a Monkey

Artist:
Unidentified Artist Chinese
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
Overall: 17 1/2 x 11 7/8in. (44.5 x 30.2cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.211.1
Not on view
Inscription: Written on back of scroll in pen and ink: EUROPEAN SUBJECT; Early 18th century/ Western style/ Painting

On reverse of scroll in Chinese characters: translit.: Lang Shining renwu, trans. human subject in style of Lang Shining (Castiglione), by Fong Chow

Marking: Seals: two, on reverse of scroll in red and brown (of Alice Boney, dealer)
[ Therese Margaret Clayton , New York, 1965; sold to MMA]
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