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Stele

Chinese
Northern Qi dynasty
576 A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 191.8 x 36.8 x 20.3 cm (75 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

1980.678

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Wall painting

Provenance

Sadajiro Yamanaka (b. 1866 - d. 1936), New York; October 13, 1932, sold by Yamanaka and Co., New York, to Abigail ("Abby") Greene Aldrich Rockefeller (b. 1874 - d. 1948), Seal Harbor, ME; 1948, by inheritance to her children, Abigail Aldrich Rockefeller Mauzé (b. 1903 - d. 1976), John Davison Rockefeller III (b. 1906 - d. 1978), Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (b. 1908 - d. 1979), Laurance Spelman Rockefeller (b. 1910 - d. 2004), Winthrop Aldrich Rockefeller (b. 1912 - d. 1973), and David Rockefeller (b. 1915 - d. 2017), New York; 1979, bequests of Abigail Aldrich Rockefeller Mauzé, John Davison Rockefeller III, and Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, and gift of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation of their respective interests to the MFA [1]; 2005, partial bequest of Laurance Rockefeller to the MFA [2]; 2017, accessioned fully with the bequest of David Rockefeller to the MFA. (Accession Dates: April 18, 1979; March 19, 2009; June 21, 2017)

NOTES:
[1] The MFA accepted the bequest on April 18, 1979. An Agreement was signed between the MFA, Laurance Rockefeller, David and Margaret McGrath Rockefeller (b. 1915 – d. 1996) on January 9, 1980. Accession numbers assigned March 19, 2009.
[2] The Receipt and Release Agreement for Laurance Rockefeller’s partial interest was signed by the MFA on November 17, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift and Bequest of the Rockefeller family from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden in Mount Desert, Maine