Scholars gathering at the Western Garden
- Other titles:
- Elegant gathering in the Western Garden
- Place of origin
Kangxi 1662 - 1722 →
Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 →
- Media category
- Materials used
- handscroll: ink and colour on silk
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 , 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].
- Purchased 1957
- Accession number
- Not on display
- Bibliography (2)
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.
- Exhibition history (2)
Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995
Sparse shadows, flying pearls: a Japanese screen revealed, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 27 Aug 2005–27 Nov 2005