Ink Prunus, Gao Xiang (Chinese, active ca. 1700–1730), Hanging scroll; ink on paper, China

Ink Prunus

Artist:
Gao Xiang (Chinese, active ca. 1700–1730)
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 34 1/2 x 15 5/16 in. (87.6 x 38.9 cm)
Overall with mounting: 80 7/8 x 20 3/4 in. (205.4 x 52.7 cm)
Overall with knobs: 80 7/8 x 23 3/8 in. (205.4 x 59.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Edward Elliott Family Collection, Purchase, The Dillon Fund Gift, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.1.10
Not on view
Signature: The six-line inscription is written in semi-cursive script and signed: Xitang Jushi Gao Xiang, (followed by double seal of the artist, "Gao" [round, relief], "Xiang" [square, intaglio]).

Marking: Collector's seal: Shiwu xinyin, (square, relief) in bottom right corner
[ David L. Elliott , West Palm Beach, FL, until 1981; sold to MMA]