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Orchids


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Jin Liying [Chin Li-ying] writes on her image of delicately rendered orchids that she has difficulty painting this subject, because her mind is consumed by the princely fragrance of the brushwork of the famous Ming-dynasty artist Tang Yin [T'ang Yin] (1470-1523).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/25/1999Examinationexamined for condition
10/20/2005Examinationexamined for exhibition.
Provenance Laurance and Isabel Roberts, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by gift.
Inscriptions [Inscription] 岂?泉?伍當為王者香;
Credit Gift of Laurance and Isabel Roberts, 1990

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Period
late 18th-early 19th century (Qing)
Medium
ink on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
35.160
Measurements
H with mounting: 78 3/4 x W: 26 5/16 in. (200 x 66.8 cm); Painting only H: 41 5/16 x W: 23 1/4 in. (105 x 59.1 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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