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    Sale 2268

    Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 340

    LU ZHI (1486-1576)

    SCHOLAR IN DWELLING BENEATH ROCK CLIFFS

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    LU ZHI (1486-1576)
    Scholar in Dwelling beneath Rock Cliffs
    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
    25 3/8 x 10 in. (64.4 x 25.4 cm.)
    Inscribed with a poem and signed by the artist, with two seals
    Colophon with a poem by Emperor Qianlong (r. 1736-1796), dated spring of renwu year (1762)
    Seven collector's seals of Emperor Qianlong
    Two collector's seals of government official Dong Gao (1740-1818), plus one unidentified seal
    Titleslip by the scholar-official and poet Liang Dingfen (1859-1919)


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    As indicated by one of his seals, the Emperor Qianlong gave this painting to Dong Gao as a gift.