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現代 謝稚柳 臨梁楷八高僧圖 鏡片
Bodhidharma and Luohans, after Liang Kai's "Eight Eminent Monks"
Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997)
Drawing; ink on transparent paper
Overall: 10 5/8 x 35 7/8 in. (27 x 91.1 cm)
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
Not on view
These three tracings (2005.411.47, .48, .49), made from a painting attributed to Liang Kai (ca. 1150?–ca. 1220?) that is now in the Shanghai Museum, show Xie's early interest in figure painting, particularly from Song dynasty prototypes.