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Melting the Gold and Predicting the Future

A work made of hanging scroll; ink and color on silk.

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  • A work made of hanging scroll; ink and color on silk.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1901

Artist:

Yu Guiyan 郁桂岩 (Chinese, 1859-1930?)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Yu Guiyan

Title

Melting the Gold and Predicting the Future

Place

China (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1901

Medium

Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

Inscriptions

Inscription across top, dated 1901 by Guiyen, Yu Ju Red collection seal lower right.

Dimensions

102.9 × 39.4 cm (40 1/2 × 15 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Florence Ayscough and Harley Farnsworth MacNair

Reference Number

1943.123

Extended information about this artwork

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