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Scholar's Garden Party
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Scholar's Garden Party

Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A scholar (that is, an idealized educated bureaucrat) ladles wine into a cup while sitting at a low stone table on which rest a brush, inkstone, books, and other paraphernalia. At left, other scholars are enticed into merriment, both by wine and by the peonies that adorn their hats.
Date Description Narrative
6/07/1994Examinationexamined for condition
6/16/1999Examinationexamined for condition
1/08/2002Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Panama-Pacific International Exposition, China Pavilion, San Francisco, 1915 [no. 54]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1915, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Lower right; [Seal] Lower right; [Seal] Lower left
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1915

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late 17th century (Qing)
ink and color on silk mounted on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
H: 69 13/16 x W: 39 in. (177.4 x 99 cm)
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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