Northern Landscape

Details

  • Title

    Northern Landscape

  • Artist/maker

    Chen Beixin (born 1932)
  • Associated people

    Michael Sullivan (1916 - 2013) (recipient)
  • Associated place

    China (place of creation)
  • Date

    2005
  • Material and technique

    oil on canvas

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    painting 75.3 x 100.8 cm sight size (height x width)
    painting 76.5 x 102 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Sullivan, 2013.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA2015.40

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  • Catalogue text

    Oil painter. After studying briefly under Xu Beihong, he trained from 1955 until 1957 in the Central Academy of Art under the Russian artist K. M. Maksimov (1913-93), Stalin Prize winner and Professor in the Surikov Art Institute in Moscow, whose influence is reflected in this lively work. He later moved to Xi'an where, apart from a few years with relatives in California, he has spent the rest of his career.

    Gift of the artist and Johnson Zhang, 2006.

    In: Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009)

Further reading

Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009), no. 5 on p. 221, illus. p.221 fig. 5

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