Natural Rock Bridge
Lu Zhi (Chinese, 1495–1576)
Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Dated 1556
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
133 x 62.9 cm
Overall with mounting:
229.9 x 78.7 cm
Overall with knobs:
229.9 x 88.9 cm
Gift of Michael B. Weisbrod,
1989 to the Metropolitan Museum
Earl Morse, Famed Chinese Art Collector and Patron to the Metropolitan Museum
My thanks go to Michael Weisbrod of New York for his boldness in acquiring masterworks as seen in the "Huge Camel and Foreign Rider", the Unique Pair of Northern Ch'i Warriors", and the "Wei Civil Official".
Jon W. Edwards, Curator of the Edwards-Bishop Collection
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Michael is highly skilled at finding masterpieces for his clients that helps improve their current art collections. Michael is also a skilled art appraiser. From gallery exhibitions, to art research, and to museum collections. He is a leading expert in Chinese Antiquities and Works of Art.
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RARE LARGE WOOD STANDING GUANYIN
Song Dynasty 960-1279
Height: 152 cm
C.K. Chan Collection, New York & Hong Kong
Michael B. Weisbrod, Inc. at the Carlyle, New York City
Private Canadian Collection
C.K. Chan, Zhongguo Gudai Fodiao (Ancient Chinese Buddhist Sculpture), Taiwan, 1989, no. 74
Central Academy of Art, Zhongguo Gudai Fodiao Xuankan (Selections of Ancient Chinese Buddhist Sculpture)
Michael B. Weisbrod, Inc. at the Cartyle, New York City, Buddhist Sculpture: Design and Influence, 1992, no. 21
National Museum of History, Taipei, "The C.K. Chan Collection", Taipei, 1985 -1987
Michael B. Weisbrod, Inc. "at the Cartyle," New York City
Buddhist Sculpture: Design and Influence, 1992, no. 21