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Title

Scholars gathering at the Western Garden


Artist

GU Jianlong

China

1606 - post 1686


Details


Other Title

Elegant gathering in the Western Garden


Place where the work was made

China


Date

1705


Media category

Painting


Materials used

handscroll: ink and colour on silk


Dimensions

24.8 x 94.1 cm calligraphy; 26.1 x 283.0 cm image; 34.3 x 759.3 cm painting


Signature & date

Signed and dated u.l. corner, in Chinese, inscribed in black ink "... done in the second month of the year of jiyou [1705], of the reign of Kangxi." Signed l.l., in Chinese, inscribed in black ink, "Xuechen, Gu Jianlong." Signed l.l., in Chinese, stamped in red ink, "Gu Jianlong" above "Xuechen" [2 artist's seals].


Credit

Purchased 1957


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9417


Artist information

GU Jianlong

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
China

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 8.

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Landscape Painting', Sydney, 2003, 147 (colour illus.). The colour illus. on page 147 is a detail of this work.