Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.34
Creators:
Xie, Zhiliu
Dates:
1951, 1961-1977
Languages:
Multiple languages
Physical Description:
800 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers, 1951; 1961-1977, and undated, in Chinese, Some recorded in brush calligraphy, including: biographical data; membership cards; over 30 honorary awards and appointments; a hospital diary recorded by Xie's nurses to document his last 100 day; nearly 50 letters (received 1981-1997) from colleagues and friends; a few personal journals; writings by Xie or copied by him (some in bound volumes), mostly related to his research on artists and his publications, including chronologies of artists, notes on the authentication and identification of Chinese painting and calligraphy in various collections, a speech draft, and manuscripts of Wang Xian, Guo Xi heji and others; Lao Jixiong's 1986 manuscript of Dunhuang shiku; poems copied and written by Xie, or created for him by firends; invitations and two exhibition guest books; printed material; seal impressions; 27 photo album containing over 1800 photographs that show Xie, his wife Chen Peiqiu and their family, fellow artists, colleagues and friends, exhibition receptions and installations, works by other artists and historical manuscripts from various collections, and nearly 500 still photographs, and over 300 glass, cut film, and roll film negatives, mostly illustrating his paintings, cave sites, works by other artists, and historical manuscripts.

Arrangement
Arrangement
9 cubic feet : arranged in 11 boxes by material type
Arrangement
Box 1: Awards, honorary appointments
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Box 2: Chronology of Xie's life ; biographical data/bibliography ; writings ; guest books ; journals/diaries (including nurse's diary)/notebooks
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Box 3: Dunhuang manuscript, etc. ; Draft of writing papers ; official documents
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Box 4: Photographs and negatives
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Box 5: Photographs of painting history of Mi Fu ; Phtographs of Palace Museum (Taipei)
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Box 6: Photo albums (including personal photos of Xie) ; still prints ; negatives ; seal impressions ; writings ; notes
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Box 7: Still print photos ; glass and print negatives
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Box 8: Photos of calligraphy and painting ; personal photos of Xie and colleagues
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Box 9: Bound volumes of writings
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Box 10: Writings and papers
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Box 11: Photo albums

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997) was a Shanghai painter, art historian, art theorist, and connoisseur of Chinese art and in particular traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy. His wife Chen Peiqiu (1923-) is also a painter.
Biographical / Historical
謝稚柳(1910-1997),原名稚,字稚柳,後以字行,晚号壮暮翁。斋名:鱼饮溪堂、杜斋、煙江楼、苦篁斋等。江蘇常州人。擅长古書畫鑑定。初与张珩(张葱玉)齐名,世有"北张南謝"之說。 歷任上海市文物保管委员会编纂、副主任、上海市博物館顧問、中國美術家協會理事、上海分會副主席、中國書法家協會理事、上海分會副主席、國家文物局全國古代書畫鑑定小组组长、國家文物鑑定委员会委员等。著有《敦煌石室記》、《敦煌藝術叙錄》、《水墨畫》、《鑒餘雜稿》等,编有《宋徽宗趙佶全集》、《唐五代宋元名迹》、《郭熙、王诜合集》等。

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A1999.34

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated by the artist's daughter, Sarah Shay, 1999

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Personal papers -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Negatives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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China -- Shanghai -- Shanghai Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Chen, Peiqi Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lao, Jixiong Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013
AVRreference@si.edu
https://www.freersackler.si.edu/research/archives/