Artist

Lin Fengmian

Nationality

Chinese

Artist Dates

1900-1991

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Medium

ink on toned silk

Identification #

92-218

Height

20"

Width

21 1/2"

Collection/Provenance

Chester Fritz Library, East Asian Room

Status

Stored: FF_008_E

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Lin Fengmian (1900-1991) was a Chinese painter and art educator. As a pioneer of blending East and West in his works, Lin was best known for female figure paintings. He was also the first president of the National Academy of Art (presently, the China Academy of Art).

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Additional Information

Modern Chinese painting of a Lady and a reproduction Chinese scroll

Chester Fritz did not leave any explanation on this painting, which is signed with Lin's name. While the authenticity of the painting has not been confirmed, the artistic style, subject, and signature correspond with Lin's other works.

Condition

Very good.

Rights

Images are provided for educational purposes only and may not be reproduced for commercial use. Images may be protected by artist copyright. A credit line is required to be used for any public non-commercial educational purpose. The credit line must include, “Image courtesy of the University of North Dakota.”

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