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European Couple and Child Playing with Parrot

Unidentified Artist Chinese, 18th century
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
18th century
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
17 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (45.1 x 29.8 cm) (unmounted)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Written on reverse in pen and ink: European Subject. (pencil notations illegible)

On reverse of scroll in Chinese characters: translit.: Xi yang hua renwu; trans.: a human subject in western style attributed to 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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