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Exhibitions/ Art Object

現代 謝稚柳 敦煌天女圖 鏡片
Celestial Maiden

Artist:
Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997)
Date:
Datable to 1942–43
Culture:
China
Medium:
Drawing mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 51 3/16 x 26 3/4 in. (130 x 68 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Shay, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.411.4
Rights and Reproduction:
Estate of Xie Zhiliu
Not on view
Xie brightened the colors used to describe this heavenly attendant, which he copied from an early Tang dynasty (618–907) mural in a cave temple at Dunhuang.
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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