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Grasshopper

Accession Number
1949/1.201

Title
Grasshopper

Artist(s)
Qi Baishi (Ch'i Pai-shih) [DELETE]

Object Creation Date
circa 1920-1935

Medium & Support
ink on rice paper

Dimensions
19 ½ in x 15 3/16 in (49.53 cm x 38.58 cm);19 ½ in x 15 3/16 in (49.53 cm x 38.58 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Katsuizumi Sotokichi

Label copy
Isamu Noguchi and Qi Baishi: Beijing 1930
May 18, 2013 – September 1, 2013
Qi Baishi
China, 1864–1957
Grasshopper
circa 1930
Album leaf, ink on paper
Gift of Katsuizumi Sotokichi, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 1949/1.201
signed:
Azhi [Qi Baishi’s pen name]

Subject matter
Grasshopper and leaves.

Physical Description
The painting depicts a grasshopper resting on the leaves. The artist signed his pen name, A-chih, and sealed his pen names, Pai-shih mountain hermit, and Pai-shih hermit.

Primary Object Classification
Unbound Work

Primary Object Type
leaf

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
leaves (plant components)

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