Hsi Kang, Chinese, 1746 - 1803


Qing Dynasty 1644-1912

Scroll; colored inks on silk

Overall: 36 1/2 × 15 1/2 in. (92.7 × 39.4 cm)

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



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, upper left, inscriptions and red colophons

Exhibition History

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.

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.


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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