Portraits of great scholars of the Tang Dynasty

Portraits of great scholars of the Tang Dynasty

Artist: Gai Qi (Chinese, (1774-1829))

Culture: Chinese
Date: 1828
Classification: EASTERN
Credit Line: Selection from the Peterson Collection, Gift of William Bingham II
Object number: 41.15.29
Inscribed: u. edge at beginning of scroll in blue ink: FROM/ HUDSON & CO./ Ningpo, China/ via Siberia.; u. edge on tapestry cover in black ink: 393. Inscription says he saw a very famous painting by a Ming Dynasty artist and tried to imitate it, and hopes the viewer will agree with him.
Terms
  • portraits
  • musical instruments
  • monkey
  • scholar
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