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Two Europeans Playing with a Monkey

Unidentified Artist Chinese
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
18th century
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Overall: 17 1/2 x 11 7/8in. (44.5 x 30.2cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Written on back of scroll in pen and ink: EUROPEAN SUBJECT; Early 18th century/ Western style/ Painting

On reverse of scroll in Chinese characters: translit.: Lang Shining renwu, trans. human subject in style of Lang Shining (Castiglione), by Fong Chow

Marking: Seals: two, on reverse of scroll in red and brown (of Alice Boney, dealer)
[ Therese Margaret Clayton , New York, until 1965; sold to MMA]
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