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Peony

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Qi Baishi, Peony, 1945/1955, color woodblock print on paper, Gift of Donald and Mel Jenkins, © unknown, research required, 67.15.3

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Title

Peony

Related Titles

original language: 牡丹圖

Artist

Qi Baishi (Chinese, 1864-1957)

Date

1945/1955

Medium

color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 9 1/8 in x 12 1/16 in; sheet: 12 9/16 in x 17 in

Inscriptions & Markings

seal: Qida 齊大, printed, lower left Language: Chinese

signature: Baishi 白石 (White Stone), printed, lower right Language: Chinese

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Chinese

Credit Line

Gift of Donald and Mel Jenkins

Accession Number

67.15.3

Copyright

© unknown, research required

Terms

flowers

paper

relief printing

relief prints

woodcut

Description

In China, peonies have been a symbol of feminine beauty, wealth, abundance, and honor since the Tang dynasty (618–907). Peonies were one of Baishi's favorite subjects.

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