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On View Chinese Export Art Gallery, level 2

Object description

  • Chinese Artist
  • An unusual view of the Praya Grande at Macao, about 1830
  • Oil on canvas
  • Canton, China
  • H: 64.80 cm, W: 86.50 cm (H: 25.5 in, W: 34.1 in)
  • Gift of Mr. Russell Sturgis Paine, 1958
  • M9751.1


Oil painting of Macao, China, view from hills. View looking north with the inner harbor at the left and the Praya Grande at the right. The Penha monastery can also be seen at the right.

Exhibition History

  • Views of the Pearl River Delta: Macau, Canton and Hong Kong, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; June 19, 1997 through September 14, 1997
  • Worlds Revealed: The Dawn of Japanese and American Exchange, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; November 17, 2000 through March 18, 2001