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China Anonymous, Chinese
Court Noble and his Two Wives, n. d.
Paint on Paper
52 in. x 36 15/16 in. (132.08 cm x 93.82 cm)

Object Type: Painting
Technique: Brushwork
Period: Ch'ing Dynasty (China, 1644-1912)
Credit Line: Gift of Johan Wilhelm Norman Munthe
Accession Number: XX.1.80

A sticker reading "232" is on the frame. There are no signatures or seals.

Multicolored paints brushed thickly onto paper.

Object Description
Mounted vertical painting of a nobleman in blue with a bird insignia (duck?). He is pictured between his two wives, one who is old and one who is young. They are dressed identically to each other. There is a dragon motif around the lower part of the image in the background, like a rug. The upper background is empty.

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