Chinese - Round Fan, about 1895

Chinese

Round Fan, about 1895

Watercolor on silk, 42.2 x 27.2 cm (16 5/8 x 10 11/16 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

U19e97

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection at an unknown date.

Marks

Inscribed in watercolor (recto): Chinese inscription (?)
Inscribed in watercolor (verso): One hundred line stanza in Chinese [poem by Li Tai-hung; copied by Chieh Shu in 1895]


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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