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Title

(Courtesan reading)


Artist

JU Lian

China

1828 - 1904


About

Ju Lian, a native of Fanyu, Guangdong province, was active during the late 19th century in the region of Guangdong. He studied drawing from his brother Ju Chao (?-1899). Together with Ju Chao, the two "Jus" were recognised as the founder of the Linnan School. Many important artists from this school, such as Gao Jianfu, Gao Qifeng and Chen Shuren, were Ju Lian's students.

Asian Art Dept, AGNSW, 19 October 1999.


Details


Place where the work was made

China


Date

1896


Media category

Painting


Materials used

album leaf; ink and colour on silk


Dimensions

25.0 cm diam.


Signature & date

Signed, in Chinese, ink "... ninth day of the ninth moon of the year of bingshen (1896). Ju Lian, ... guquan [artists's seal ]".


Credit

Gift of the Ifould Family 1999


Location

Not on display


Accession number

199.1999


Artist information

JU Lian

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
China