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Orchids and Bamboo

Wang Chi-yuan

Asian Art

ARTIST Wang Chi-yuan
MEDIUM Ink on paper
DATES 1942
PERIOD Contemporary
DIMENSIONS 59 x 23in. (149.9 x 58.4cm) Other: 100 x 23in. (254 x 58.4cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS two seals of the artist
SIGNATURE Signed and dated: "Chi-yuan" "February 18, 1942"
INSCRIPTIONS " The wirting which lifts the heavens and pulls up the earth, the talk which threatens away ghosts, the painting which is without the ancient and present traditions, cannot be found in the laymen's vision. Before painting, no rule is set; after painting no trace is left." " On February 16th, the thirtieth year ( of the Republic of China [1912]), I painted orchids and bamboo and copied Banqiao's remarks."
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of The School of Chinese Brushwork
RIGHTS STATEMENT © artist or artist's estate
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CAPTION Wang Chi-yuan. Orchids and Bamboo, 1942. Ink on paper, 59 x 23in. (149.9 x 58.4cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The School of Chinese Brushwork, 1990.20.5. © artist or artist's estate
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Orchids and Bamboo