Portrait of a Reclining Lady

Chou Ch'en, Chinese


Ming Dynasty, Cheng-te Period (1506-1521)

Ink on silk

Overall: 23 1/4 × 12 3/4 in. (59.1 × 32.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Selections from the Peterson Collection, Gift of William Bingham, 2nd



Asia, East Asia, China



Object Name




Not on view


Inscription translated by Dr. Chan: Chou Ch'en, 1512

Exhibition History

Japanese & Chinese Prints and Paintings, Lower Jewett Corridor, in conjunction with Asian Studies, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22-March 21, 1982.

Asian Art from the College Collection, Barrows Print Room and Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 5-31, 1974.


Collected by Dr. Frederick Peterson (1859-1938) (possibly in Japan), around 1910-1929; catalogued by Dr. Berthold Laufer in 1930; acquired by WIlliam Bingham II (1879-1955) in the 1930s [possibly at the time of Dr. Peterson's death in 1938]; on loan to the Princeton University Art Gallery, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, about 1938-1941; purchased by the Trustees of Princeton University from WIlliam Bingham II in 1941 with the stipulation that some of the paintings be distributed to Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire [stated in the Princeton University Deed of Gift, the collection should be officially designated as "Selections from the Peterson Collection, Gift of WIlliam Bingham, 2nd"]; given to present collection, 1942.

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