Exhibitions/ Art Object

現代 謝稚柳 枝禽圖 鏡片
Bird on a Branch

Artist:
Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997)
Date:
20th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Drawing; ink over pencil on tracing paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 5/8 x 16 1/4 in. (19.4 x 41.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.411.130
Not on view
In this version of the composition, Xie has shortened the branch and repositioned some of the leaves so that they extend above the head of the bird.
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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