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 on tracing paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 7/8 x 15 11/16 in. (20 x 39.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.411.131
Not on view
This is one of four drawings in which Xie repeated an image of the same bird but experimented with various configurations of branches and leaves. Because this drawing is done in pencil and is the most complex of the four, it may have been the starting point of the series.
Related Objects

Bird on a Branch

Artist: Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997) Date: 20th century Medium: Drawing; ink over pencil on tracing paper Accession: 2005.411.130 On view in:Not on view

Pine in the misty Mountains

Artist: Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997) Date: dated 1978 Medium: Folding fan mounted as an album leaf; ink on alum paper Accession: 1986.267.404 On view in:Not on view

Landscape

Artist: Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997) Date: dated 1952 Medium: Folding fan mounted as an album leaf; ink on alum paper Accession: 1986.267.405 On view in:Not on view

Magpie

Artist: Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997) Date: 20th century Medium: Hanging scroll; ink and color on bark paper Accession: 1986.267.406 On view in:Not on view

Plum Blossom

Artist: Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997) Date: ca. late 1970s Medium: Album leaf; ink and color on Japanese paper Accession: 1986.267.407 On view in:Not on view