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現代 謝稚柳 臨梁楷八高僧圖 鏡片
Bodhidharma and Luohans, after Liang Kai's "Eight Eminent Monks"

Artist:
Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997)
Date:
20th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Drawing; ink on transparent paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 15/16 x 32 5/8 in. (27.8 x 82.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.411.49
Rights and Reproduction:
Estate of Xie Zhiliu
Not on view
These three tracings (2005.411.47, .48, .49), made from a painting attributed to Liang Kai (ca. 1150?–ca. 1220?) that is now in the Shanghai Museum, show Xie's early interest in figure painting, particularly from Song dynasty prototypes.
Sarah Shay , Arlington, VA (until 2005; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Mastering the Art of Chinese Painting: Xie Zhiliu (1910–1997)," February 2, 2010–August 1, 2010.

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