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Scholar Gazing at the Moon

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Scholar Gazing at the Moon

Ma Yuan tradition

Chinese, 1190 - 1240

Ink and color on silk
Overall: 116 1/4 x 48 5/16 in. (295.3 x 122.7cm)
Image: 78 x 41 3/4 in. (198.1 x 106 cm)
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
36.12
Provenance: Yamanaka & Co., Inc.
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistoryLos Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum, Chinese Paintings: Lent by American Museums, Collectors and Dealers, Nov. 5 - Dec. 5, 1948.

Tokyo, Japan, Suntory Museum of Art, Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art From the Seattle Art Museum, July 25 - Sept. 6, 2009 (Kobe, Japan, Kobe City Museum, Sept. 19 - Dec. 6, 2009; Kofu, Japan, Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Dec. 23, 2009 - Feb. 28, 2010; Atami, Japan, MOA Museum of Art, Mar. 13 - May 9, 2010; Fukuoka, Japan, Fukuoka Art Museum, May 23 - July 19, 2010).



Published ReferencesMorgan, Whitney N., Museum Acquisitions, in Parnassus, Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 1938), pp. 26-29, p. 28 illus.

Los Angeles County Museum, Chinese Paintings: Lent by American Museums, Collectors and Dealers, November 5 to December 5, 1948, (Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum, 1948), cat. 13.

Seattle Art Museum, Engagement Book, (1967) July 9-15

Murphey, Rhoads, A History of Asia, (Addison Wesley Longman, 1996), 3rd ed. 1999: 33.

Murphey, Rhoads, East Asia: A New History, (New York: Addison Wesley Longman, 1997): 50.

Clysdale, Heather Colburn, The International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society, "Journal," Autumn 2008: 11.

Kawai, Masatomo, Yasuhiro Nishioka, Yukiko Sirahara, editors, Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art from the Seattle Art Museum, The Yomiuri Shimbun, catalogue number 84, 2009.

Waugh, Daniel C. "The Arts of China in Seattle." The Silk Road, vol. 12 (2014): pp. 137-152, reproduced p.140, fig. 10.

Murphy, Rhoads, A History of Asia, 6th Edition, (University of Michigan, 2009): 36.

Wang, Yaoting 王耀庭. Gao shi guan yue, hao zhe pai—Wang Yaoting ru shi shuo—Xiyatu yi shu bo wu guan xin cang zhe pai hui hua yan jiu zhi yi高士觀月,好浙派──王耀庭如是說──西雅圖藝術博物館新藏浙派繪畫研究之一. Diancang Gu Meishu, 236, 2012: 160-167.

http://chinesepainting.seattleartmuseum.org/OSCI/

Waugh, Daniel C. "The Arts of China in Seattle." The Silk Road, vol. 12 (2014): pp. 137-152, reproduced p. 147, fig. 28.

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