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Exhibitions/ Art Object

現代 謝稚柳 人物舟楫臨本 鏡片
Figure Studies, Two Figures in a Boat

Artist:
Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997)
Date:
Datable to the 1930s?
Culture:
China
Medium:
Drawing; ink on transparent paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/16 x 11 1/8 in. (25.8 x 28.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.411.53
Rights and Reproduction:
Estate of Xie Zhiliu
Not on view
Here, Xie has created a pictorial lexicon of figure types by tracing images from earlier sources. This method of grouping similar motifs closely resembles the organizational approach of the famous seventeenth-century Mustard Seed Garden Painting Manual.
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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