ZHANG ZONGCANG (1686-1756)
ZHANG ZONGCANG (1686-1756)

Dream of the Crane Studio

ZHANG ZONGCANG (1686-1756)
Dream of the Crane Studio
Hanging scroll, ink and light colour on paper
42.5 x 33 cm. (16 3/4 x 13 in.)
Signed, with two seals of the artist
Inscribed with a poem by Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799), with one seal
Dated early autumn, wuzi year (1768)
Nine imperial collectors’ seals: eight of Emperor Qianlong and one of Emperor Jiaqing (1760-1820)
Cleveland Museum, Ohio, Chinese Landscape Painting,
Poems to Appreciate Art Works Composed by Emperor
Qianlong, Historical Document Publishing House,
Beijing, 1993, p.253.
Combined Catalogues of the Qing Imperial Collection
Volume 5: Catalogue of the Paintings and Calligraphy in the
Imperial Collection Part II Volume 3, Shanghai Bookstore,
Shanghai, 1988, p.2240.
Osvald Siren, Chinese Painting, Volume 7, Hacker Art
Books Inc., New York, USA, 1973, p.292.
Sherman Lee, Chinese Landscape Painting, Cleveland
Museum, Ohio, 1954, p.103, pl.82.
Tara Naito, Shina Kaiga Shi (History of Chinese Painting),
Kobundo Shobo, Japan, 1939, pp.169-170, pl.144.
Tomioka, Shincho Shogafu (Paintings and Calligraphy of the
Qing Dynasty), Osaka, Japan, 1922, pl.60.
Lot 20, 3 November 1997, Fine Chinese Classical
Paintings and Calligraphy, Christie’s Hong Kong.

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