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The Isles of the Immortals on a Spring Morning

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

The Isles of the Immortals on a Spring Morning


Wang Jianzhang

Chinese, active circa 1630-1650

Handscroll; ink and color on gold-flecked paper
Overall: 8 3/8 x 306 9/16 in. (21.3 x 778.7 cm)
Image: 7 11/16 x 38 1/4 in. (19.5 x 97.2 cm)
Gift of Mrs. John C. Atwood, Jr.
Provenance: Howard Hollis, Kuwana Tetsujo
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, "Terratopia: The Chinese Landscape in Painting and Film," (07/02/2016-02/26/2017)

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Timeless Grandeur: Art from China", April 25, 2002 - June 12, 2005

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, "Chinese Art: A Seattle Perspective", December 22, 2007 - July 26, 2009

Champaign, Illinois, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Sacred Mountains In Chinese Art", November 9 - December 16, 1990, 11/9/90 - 12/16/90; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1/25/91 - 3/31/91
Published ReferencesToda, Teisuke and Hiromitsu Ogawa. Comprehensive Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Paintings: Second Series. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1998. See p. I-362, I-264-5

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