[Celebration of the Year of the Horse]
Scope and Contents
Chinese painting in celebration of the year of the horse, presented to Prof. Osborn by Dr. Bashford Dean. It was once one continuous strip; it was cut, mounted and framed for Osborn Library ca. 1944.
Originally one painting cut into 8 pieces and framed. Each strip shows different scenes of horses in herds, standing, running, squatting; one is of deity sitting on clouds; clouds and horses around him.
6 Objects : paintings : oil on paper ; 10 1/8 x 29 in., in frame 11 1/2 x 105 in. and smaller
Language of Materials
Condition: Insect damage (2).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Osborn, Henry Fairfield.
Inscription: Various in Chinese.
Frame: Light wood, glazed-11 1/2x30 3/8, 11 1/2x32 1/4, 11 1/2x44, 11 1/2x105, 11 1/2x30 1/2, 11 1/2x30 1/2.
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- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).
Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository
American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York NY 10024 USA