Maker(s)
Artist: Li Kuchan (1898-1983)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1928
Medium
Ink and colors on fan-shaped paper on album leaf backing
Dimensions
H x W: 33.5 x 61 cm (13 3/16 x 24 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Tong-Ching Chang in memory of her father Hui-Shu Chang
Accession Number
S2001.24
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Fan (mounted as an album leaf)

Keywords
boat, China, fishing, landscape, Modern period (1912 - present), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Hui-shu Chang (1898-1988) [1]

From 1988 to 2001
Tong-Ching Chang, Gaithersburg, MD, by descent from Hui-shu Chang in 1988 [2]

From 2001
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Ms. Tong-Ching Chang in 2001

Notes:

[1] This work was created for, and dedicated to, Hui-Shu Chang (1898-1988), the father of the donor, Tong-ching Chang (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, June 12, 2001, in the object record).

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Ms. Tong-Ching Chang
Hui-shu Chang 1898 - 1988

Label

This work, by Li Kuchan (1898-1983), is a rare early painting, dated 1928 at the age of thirty, by this well-known bird and flower painter who was a pupil of another master of the 20th century, Qi Baishi (1864-1957).

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

Copyright with artist