About This Artwork

Cai Jia
Chinese, c. 1680-1760

Scholar's Retreat, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), dated 1739

Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper
91.5 x 46.3 cm (36 x 18 1/4 in.)

Restricted gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Andrew Brown, 1960.746

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago : Ming (1368-1644) Ching (1644-1921) dynasties Exhibition 1964

Publication History

Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America, 1960.

Naitô Torajirô, comp., Tôan-zô shogafu [Calligraphy and Painting in the Collection of Saito Tôan] (Osaka: Hakubundô, 1928), vol. 4, pl. 68

Jack Sewell, Ming-Ch'ing Dynasties [Exh. cat.] (AIC, 1964), p. (7)

Interpretive Resources

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