Set of 5 Ming Dynasty Fresco Panels

China, early Ming Dynasty, circa 15th century

Pigments, gouache and gesso on linen mounted on stucco

Ex. Collection John Chin Young (Hawaii, 1907-1999)

36-1/2 x 13 inches for each panel and 41 x 17-3/8 framed.  

The overall framed size is 45-1/2 x 84 inches

 

This set, collected in 1936 in China, was the prized possession of the noted artist and collector John Young. Mr. Young amassed a very broad collection of antiques from numerous cultures. Prior to his passing in 1999, Mr. Young donated his collection which became the foundation o