Huang Shanshou (1855-1919)
Lady Ban Completing the History of the Han Dynasty
Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper; depicting Lady Ban (Ban Zhao, c. 49-120), in the company of her attendants, completing the History of the Han Dynasty (Han Shu) left unfinished by her brother Ban Gu; inscribed and signed Xuchu Huang Shanshou with one seal of the artist reading Xuchu Fu (wormage, stains, creases).
66 1/2 x 17 7/8in (168.9 x 45.4cm)
Chinese Works of Art
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