FMNH 116027.nosub[1]

  • 116027 painting
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: reference image, front overall view
  • 116027 painting
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Chinese Madonna scroll. Detail showing close-up of Madonna and child.
  • 116027 painting
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Chinese Madonna scroll. Overall painting Madonna and child.
  • 116027 painting
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Chinese Madonna scroll. Details of signature.
  • 116027 painting
    Photographer: Michael Tropea
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Christian Madonna and child painting. He wears a Chinese robe, his hair is tied in his arm is a Chinese book, probably a translation of the Bible. For the past 400 years, a small Christian minority has worshipped in China. Child giving Guanyin, Tang Yin, 1470 - 1524, Ming Dynasty hanging scroll, paper and pigment. Shown through glass exhibit case in Hall 32 [verify]
  • 116027 painting
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Christian Madonna and child painting. He wears a chinese robe, his hair is tied in his arm is a Chinese book, probably a translation of the Bible. for the past 400 years, a small Christian minority has worshipped in China. Child giving Guanyin, Tang Yin, 1470 - 1524, Ming Dynasty hanging scroll, paper and pigment
  • 116027 painting
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Christian Madonna and child painting. Hanging scroll, paper and pigment. He wears a chinese robe, his hair is tied. In his arm is a Chinese book, probably a translation of the Bible. For the past 400 years, a small Christian minority has worshipped in China. Child giving Guanyin, Tang Yin 1470 - 1524 Ming Dynasty
  • 116027 painting
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Seal rubbing from Christian Madonna and child painting. Ming Dynasty hanging scroll, paper and pigment
  • 116027 painting
    Photographer: Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Christian Madonna and child painting. Child giving Guanyin, Tang Yin, 1470 - 1524, Ming Dynasty hanging scroll, paper and pigment. The child wears a Chinese robe, his hair is tied, in his arm is a Chinese book, probably a translation of the Bible. For the past 400 years, a small Christian minority has worshipped in China.
  • 116027 painting
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Christian Madonna and child painting. He wears a chinese robe, his hair is tied in his arm is a Chinese book, probably a translation of the Bible.For the past 400 years, a small Christian minority has worshipped in China. Child giving Guanyin, Tang Yin, 1470 - 1524, Ming Dynasty hanging scroll, paper and pigment
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    Scanner: Andrew J. Leith : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: scan of catalog card
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    Scanner: Keri Jakubowski
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: scan of annotated catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code] 54B-25/01 | Country: China, | Locality: Singanfu, | People: Chinese | Name: Painting on paper. Christian Madonna, standing, holding child (a Chinese boy) in her arms, signed T'ang Yin which is a forgery, original name being erased. End of XVI th century Ming. Apparently copied from European model. The virgin is copied from a painting or engraving of European origin, presumably brought to China by the first Jesuit missionary. Matteo Ricci (1552-1610). The child is represented as a Chinese boy with a tiny tuft of hair on his head, clad in a red coat with a green collar and holding a Chinese book with brown wrapper. The Madonna is lined in a light yellowish brown set off from the darker brown of the background. Her nimbus and bodice being dark red in color. Her pallium [word?] is arranged in elegant folds. Her face is somewhat conventional, but the hands are admirably painted, Obtained in 1910 from the collection of a high Chinese official at Si-an fu, Shensi, in whose family the painting had been preserved for six generations. | Collection: Mrs T. B. Blackstone Expedition, Berthold Laufer, Collector 1908-1910. | Notes: (1). Laufer, B. "The Chinese Madonna in the Field Museum" (Open Court Column. 26, no. 1, Jan. 1912, pp. 1-6. (2). Starr, K. "Christmas in Chinese Art" (CNHM Bulletin, volume 31, no. 12, 1960. (3). Mr. Chuang Yen, specialist on Chinese painting from Palace Museum, Taiwan, verifies figure as that of the Madonna, noting that the face in non-Chinese feeling. Dates as 18th century. 1962 | Width: 55 cm, | Length: 120 cm, | Price: 12 T. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 116027 | ENT | 9.VI 66 See also corrospondence with C. F. Hartman, copies of which are filed in accession jacket. MKS. | 6644 | 莊嚴 [Zhuang1 yan2] | Acc. 1114 |
Catalog Number: 116027.nosub[1]
Description: painting
Materials: pigment, paper, textile, wood
Cultural Attribution: Han Chinese
Time Period: Ming
Accession Number: [1114] Blackstone Chinese and Tibetan Expedition - 1908-1910 (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1910
Other Numbers: 6644
City/Town: Xian - Singanfu
Collector/Source: Blackstone Chinese and Tibetan Expedition - 1908-1910, Berthold Laufer : Field Museum of Natural History
EMu IRN: 1016748
GUID: e82840f6-8a13-49ed-b12f-4ec1084a5532

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