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Palace scenes with figures

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Provenance

18th and 19th centuries, during the Qianlong reign (1735-1796) and Jiaqing reign (1796-1820), in the Qing imperial collection. By 1912, Qin Wenjin (b. 1870 - d. 1940), China; probably given by Qin Wenjin to his son, Qin Gan (b. 1894- d. 1984), China. By about 1980, with a private collector in America; November 25, 1991, anonymous (private collector) sale, Sotheby's New York, lot 61, sold to J. J. Lally & Co., New York; 2002, sold by Lally and Co. to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 20, 2002)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Chinese, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, Third Quarter of Eighteenth Century

Dimensions

Image: 40 x 37 cm (15 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.) Overall: 49.6 x 41.6 cm (19 1/2 x 16 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.602.1-12

Medium or Technique

Ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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