Description This is a copy of a famous handscroll (in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan) by the Ming-dynasty artist Qiu Ying [Ch'iu Ying]. It depicts imperial life at its most idyllic. During the years of the Qing [Ch'ing] dynasty, copies of Qiu Ying's painting were popular because they were an excellent guide to elegant behavior.
|12/31/1969||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
- Where the Truth Lies: The Art of Qiu Ying. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles. 2020.
Provenance Panama-Pacific International Exposition, China Pavilion, San Francisco, 1915 [no. 341]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1915, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] At end; [Seal] At end, faded
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915
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