Title by Luo Zhenyu (1866-1940); colophons by Zhang Fenyi (1527-1613)and Zhang Daqian (1899-1983).
Inscription by the artist;
"Painted on the twelfth day of the seventh month in the autumn of guimao year(1543), at the house of the Small Winding River, by Daofu. "
29.9 × 231.7 cm
Wirt D. Walker Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Chinese Art Society of American Museums, 1955, p. 66 & 79.Jack Sewell, Ming-Ch'ing Dynasties [Exh. cat.] (AIC, 1964)
-Osvald Siren. Chinese Painting:Leading Masters and Principles. (New York: Ronald Press, 1956-58), vol. VII, Annotated Lists, p. 167, as “Lotus Flowers on a Summer Morning”
- Archives of Asian Art (1956), p. 66, Fig. 6
-Charles F. Kelley, “A Flowering Lotus Scroll of the Ming Dynasty," The Art Institute of Chicago Quarterly. November, 1956, pp. 65-67
“Oriental Art Recently Acquired by American Museums, 1955,” Chinese Art Society of America Archives, X, 1956, fig. 6 (illus.)
The Art Institute of Chicago 1964 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 64-25438, p. (13)
Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Paintings: Third Series, Vol. 1 American and Canadian Collections 1, Research Field of Art, East Asian Department, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo, by University of Tokyo Press, 2013; page I-20, 21, No. A 3–064.
The Art Institute of Chicago : Ming (1368-1644) Ching (1644-1921) dynasties Exhibition 1964
Nagatani, Inc., Chicago collection: Tomioka Tessai (1836-1924)
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