One leaf from an album of landscapes, rocks, and trees

董文敏畫稿冊 (董其昌); 高士奇 書

Chinese
Ming dynasty
before 1636
Dong Qichang (Chinese, 1555–1636), Inscribed by Gao Shiqi (Chinese, 1645–1704)


Dimensions

28.9 x 45.7 cm (11 3/8 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

39.35.15

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Yuan Fuchen. Gao Shiqi (b. 1645 – d. 1704); to his grandson, Gao Zhishan; to his son (?), Gao Shiqian; four of the twenty sketches from the album given by Gao Shiqian and his brother to Wang Jun (b. 1698 – d. after 1775). Early 19th century, Bi Zhuyu. Early 19th century, Lu Yuqing, who restored the four sketches to the album. 19th century, Qu Yingshan. 19th century, He Shaoji (b. 1799 – d. 1873). By 1939, Tonying and Company, Inc., New York; 1939, sold by Tonying and Company to the MFA for $3,000 [see note]. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

NOTE: Total price paid for the album, MFA accession nos. 39.35.1 - 39.35.26.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund