Double seal of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997): Xie Zhi zhi yin / Yuyin fu

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Maker(s)
Artist: Wu Zijian (born 1947)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1972
Medium
Soapstone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 3.6 x 0.8 x 1.9 cm (1 7/16 x 5/16 x 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of the Xie Family
Accession Number
F1998.76.53
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal (square relief/square intaglio)

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

From 1972 to 1997
Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), commissioned carving from Wu Zijian in 1972 [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

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 264-267.
  • Wu Zijian Yinji. Shanghai. p. 44 right.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist