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)


Accession Number

39.35.26

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Calligraphy

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