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2004.19.56 - Orchids, Bamboo, and Rock: Lingzhi, Orchids, Bamboo and Rock

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Object Typehandscroll ArtistMa Shouzhen Date Made1566

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Object Typehandscroll ArtistMa Shouzhen Date Made1566
Accession Number 2004.19.56 Title Orchids, Bamboo, and Rock: Lingzhi, Orchids, Bamboo and Rock Alternate Title Orchids, Bamboo, and Rocks Category paintings Object Type handscroll Artist Ma Shouzhen Date Made 1566 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Ming 16th-17th centuries Materials ink and colour on paper Measurements sheet: 31.2 cm x 955 cm; image: 29.5 cm x 127.4 cm Description A handscroll painting depicting orchids, bamboo, lingzhi fungus, and rocks. This was originally two separate handscrolls that are mounted together. Inscriptions and Colophons
The first section is inscribed 'Painted by younger sister Zhouzhen for elder brother Baigu' and is impressed with two artist seals. The first section is also impressed with 1 collector's seal. The second section is…
The first section is inscribed 'Painted by younger sister Zhouzhen for elder brother Baigu' and is impressed with two artist seals. The first section is also impressed with 1 collector's seal. The second section is signed Xianglan Ma Zhouzhen and is impressed with 5 artist seals. The second section is impressed with 7 seals from the collector Pan Yanling, as well as 6 other collector's seals. There are colophons by the following: Lu Yiqian (1785), Zhang Yanchang (1738-1814), Dong Bin (1785), Wang Wenzhi (1730-1802), Xi Gang (1746-1803), Hui Bicheng (1919), and Pei Jingfu (1854-1926).
Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2004.19.56 - Orchids, Bamboo, and Rock: Lingzhi, Orchids, Bamboo and Rock, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19121. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

Publications

Publication Type Publication
Author Tsang, Ka Bo
Title Brilliant Strokes: Chinese Painting from the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2008