Exhibitions/ Art Object

現代 謝稚柳 枝禽圖 鏡片
Bird on a Branch

Artist:
Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997)
Date:
20th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Drawing; pencil and ink on paper
Dimensions:
10 3/4 x 13 5/8 in. (27.3 x 34.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.411.192
Not on view
In this sheet, we see how Xie freely manipulated various motifs to create new compositions. The twig upon which the bird is perched adjoins a vertical branch. The cluster of leaves at lower right has been carried over from the preceding image but has been simplified and rotated ninety degrees clockwise.
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