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Inscription on the San Family basin

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Inscription on the San Family basin

Wu Dacheng

Chinese, 1835-1902

Ink on paper
Dimensions overall: 146.4 cm (h) x 32.4 cm (w)
Dimensions of Painted Image: 103.4 cm (h) x 29.7 cm (w)
Gift of Judith G. and F. Randall Smith in honor of Mimi Gardner Gates
Provenance: F. Randall and Judith Smith
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art, Aug. 9 - Dec. 2, 2007.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Pure Amusements: Wealth, Leisure, and Culture in Late Imperial China, Dec. 24, 2016 - May 15, 2022 [on view Jan. 3 - July 1, 2018].

Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

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