Poets Gathering in the Orchid Pavilion, Qian Gong, Handscroll; ink wash on silk brocade, China

Poets Gathering in the Orchid Pavilion

Artist:
Qian Gong
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
dated 1607
Culture:
China
Medium:
Handscroll; ink wash on silk brocade
Dimensions:
13 1/2 x 182 1/4 in. (34.3 x 462.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry Shupak, 1953
Accession Number:
53.150
Not on view
Signature: Signed, dated and inscribed: (lower left, 75 characters in black)

Seals: (bottom left, two characters in red) of artist

Inscription: Colophon and seals mounted to left of painting; the title with signature of writer and seal mounted to right.

Marking: Bottom right, three characters in red (collector's seals)
Harry Shupak , Tokyo, (until 1953; donated to MMA)