Warrior Mounted on Standing Horse

Han Gan, Chinese, 725 - 775

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19th century; Qing Dynasty 1644-1912

Album leaf; colored inks and wash on paper

Overall: 9 7/8 × 7 7/8 in. (25.1 × 20 cm)

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

P.942.2.72

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right, red colophons, black inscription

Exhibition History

The Nature of Empire, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 10-August 18, 1984.

Provenance

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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