Chrysanthemums

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1905
Artist Empress Cixi (Manchu–Chinese, 1835–1908), Colophon by Lu Xiangzhun (Chinese)


Dimensions

Image: 129.7 x 52.3 cm (51 1/16 x 20 9/16 in.) Overall: 249 x 83.2 cm (98 1/16 x 32 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.100

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on silk Legacy dimension: H: 129.2 cm; W: 52.6 cm

Out on Loan

On display at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, August 18, 2018 – February 10, 2019

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Empress Dowager Cixi (b. 1835 - d. 1908), Qing Dynasty, China; from Empress Dowager Cixi to Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell