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An image of Scholar seated in his garden by JIN Tingbiao

JIN Tingbiao

(China  – 1767)

Title
Scholar seated in his garden
Place of origin
China
Period
Qianlong 1736 - 1795Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
Year
1757
Media category
Painting
Materials used
hanging scroll; ink on silk
Dimensions

93.0 x 50.5 cm

Credit
Anonymous gift 1993
Accession number
403.1993
Location
Not on display
Further information

'JIN Tingbiao, an artist much favored by the Qianlong emperor, was active in the Painting Academy the decade before his death in 1767. He was among the best figure painters of the Academy, excelling in historical and genre themes, although he also painted landscape, birds, and flowers.'

Excerpt from 'The Eight Dynasty of Chinese Painting', pg.263.