Flowers and Butterflies, Attributed to Ma Quan (active first half of 18th century), Handscroll; ink and color on paper, China

清 傳馬荃 花蝶圖 卷
Flowers and Butterflies

Artist:
Attributed to Ma Quan (active first half of 18th century)
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Handscroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
11 x 98 in. (27.9 x 248.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
From the Collection of A. W. Bahr, Purchase, Fletcher Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.18.116
Not on view
Signature: Signed: Jiangxiang nü shi Ma Quan [made by the Lady Scholar of Jiangxiang, Ma Quan] trans. by J. Cahill

Seals: 1. Jiangxiang [hao]
2. Ma Quan
[ A. W. Bahr , until 1947; sold to MMA]
Philadelphia Museum of Art. "A World of Flowers," May 2, 1963–June 3, 1963.

Phoenix Art Museum. "The Elegant Brush: Chinese Painting under the Qianlong Emperors (1735–95)," August 27, 1985–October 1985.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art. "The Elegant Brush: Chinese Painting under the Qianlong Emperors (1735–95)," February 1986–March 1986.

Hong Kong Museum of Art. "The Elegant Brush: Chinese Painting under the Qianlong Emperors (1735–95)," October 17, 1986–November 30, 1986.

Indianapolis Museum of Art. "Views from Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists, 1300–1912," September 3, 1988–November 6, 1988.

Richmond. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. "Views from Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists, 1300–1912," December 5, 1988–January 15, 1989.

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. "Views from Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists, 1300–1912," February 13, 1989–April 2, 1989.

Washington DC. National Museum of Women in the Arts. "Views from Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists, 1300–1912," April 24, 1989–June 4, 1989.

Hong Kong Museum of Art. "Views from Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists, 1300–1912," June 29, 1989–August 27, 1989.

New York. China House Gallery. "Views from Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists, 1300–1912," October 5, 1989–December 2, 1989.