Seal of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997): Mingyu

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Maker(s)
Artist: Wu Zijian (born 1947)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1971
Medium
Soapstone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1.4 x 0.8 x 3.1 cm (9/16 x 5/16 x 1 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of the Xie Family
Accession Number
F1998.76.21
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal (rectangle relief)

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present), seal
Provenance

From 1971 to 1997
Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), commissioned carving from Wu Zijian in 1971 [1]

From 1997 to 1998
Chen Peiqiu (born 1922), widow of Xie Zhiliu [2]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Chen Peiqiu in 1998 [3]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remarks, Joseph Chang, May 1, 1998.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Chen Peiqiu born 1922
Xie Zhiliu 1910-1997

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist