Canna Lillies and Hummingbirds

Chow Chian-Chiu, American (born in China), 1910 - 2006
Chow Leung Chen-Ying, American (born China), 1921 - 2005



Watercolor and ink on handmade Chinese paper mounted on silk

Image: 37 1/2 × 23 5/8 in. (95.2 × 60 cm)

Mount: 47 13/16 × 27 3/4 in. (121.5 × 70.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Chee W. Chow, Class of 1969, Tuck 1970



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Poem in Chinese characters with artists' seals

Exhibition History

Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19-26, 2013.

Publication History

A Perfect Match: Chow Chian Chiu & Chow Leung Chen-Ying: Their Painting, Poetry, and Calligraphy, Hong Kong, 2000, page 51.


The artists, Miami, Florida; to thier son, Chee Woo Chow, La Jolla, California, by 2006; given to present collection, 2013.

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