Landscapes and Figures: Figures, 1750

  • Huang Shen, Chinese, 1687-1772

Ink and watercolor on silk

  • Image: 12 1/2 × 16 3/8 inches (31.8 × 41.6 cm) Mount: 31 3/4 × 19 3/4 inches (80.6 × 50.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Henry Ford II Fund

77.24.5

Department

Asian Art

  • Qing
  • Ink
  • Paint
  • Silk (textile)
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Figures (representations)
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Basket

Signed, upper left

Stamps, below inscription: [two seals] Stamp, lower right: [seal]

Inscribed, upper left

Hobart Collection. (Dr. Frederick Baekeland)

1977-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Lee, Sherman E. Chinese Landscape Painting, 2nd ed. Exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, 1962, p. 128. Bulletin of the DIA 56, no. 1 (1977): p. 21. Bulletin of the DIA 56, no. 3 (1978): pp. 182-183 (ill.).

Huang Shen, Landscapes and Figures: Figures, 1750, ink and watercolor on silk. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Henry Ford II Fund, 77.24.5.