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Hibiscus and Egret

Artist:
Attributed to Jiang Tingxi (Chinese, 1669–1732)
Calligrapher:
Jiang Wuyang (Chinese)
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
dated 1724
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
44 1/2 x 23 3/4 in. (113 x 60.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Anna Woerishoffer, 1922
Accession Number:
22.92
Not on view
Signature: In the middle of right side of picture is the painter's signature "Yizhai" with two seals.

Inscription: Inscription on lower left side: Poem by Jiang Wuyang:
"Lotus leaves float on the water and look so pure.
Hibiscus flowers smile in autumn riverside evening.
Spirits directly enter the residence of Zhao (Zhao Mengfu)"

Inscription on upper left: "Composition of the pictures by Zhao Zigu (Zhao Mengjian) are highly interesting and the harmony of colors is admirable. I have no doubt of the genuineness of this picture. I write here again about its beauty." Jiang Wuyang
Mrs. Anna Woerishoffer (until 1922; donated to MMA)
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