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Crabs

Accession Number
1949/1.199

Title
Crabs

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

Object Creation Date
1864-1949

Medium & Support
ink on paper

Dimensions
9 9/16 in x 10 ¾ in (24.29 cm x 27.31 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 45.88 cm);10 ¾ in x 9 9/16 in (27.31 cm x 24.29 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
Crabs
circa 1930
Album leaf, ink on paper
Gift of Katsuizumi Sotokichi, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 1949/1.199
inscribed:
To Mr. Katsuizumi. Qi Huang [Qi Baishi’s pen name]

Subject matter
Crabs.

Physical Description
The painting depicts two crabs with aquatic plants. The artist signed his pen name, Qi Huang, and sealed another pen name, Wood Hermit.

Primary Object Classification
Unbound Work

Primary Object Type
leaf

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
calligraphy (process)

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