An image of Scholars gathering at the Western GardenAn image of Scholars gathering at the Western GardenAn image of Scholars gathering at the Western GardenAn image of Scholars gathering at the Western Garden

GU Jianlong

(China 1606 – post 1686)

Scholars gathering at the Western Garden

Other titles:
Elegant gathering in the Western Garden
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Kangxi 1662–1722
Year
1705
Media
Painting
Medium
handscroll: ink and colour on silk
Dimensions
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 [1705], 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].
Credit
Purchased 1957
Accession number
9417