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Landscape Scroll

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Shen Zhou, Landscape Scroll, 1477, handscroll; ink and light color on paper, Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund, public domain, 57.13

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Title

Landscape Scroll

Artist

Shen Zhou (Chinese, 1427-1509)

Date

1477

Period

China: Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Medium

handscroll; ink and light color on paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 13 in x 91 15/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

inscription: an inscription and a seven word poem by the artist - "A clear stream bears the music of tinkling jade, in a glance the splendid green of paradise. There is the pure-in-heart who has escaped; he and his grass hut pass the idle years." Also "The first third of the second month of the thirteenth year of Ch'eng Hua" (corresponding to 1477). (Signed) "Shen Chou". Five inscriptions following the picture are by Wu Kuan (1435-1504), Wen P'eng (1498-1568); Wang Ku-hsiang (1501-1568); P'eng Nien (1505-1566); and Wu Yin-chi (16th century). Seals, ink and color on paper., upper left corner

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Paintings

Culture

Chinese

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund

Accession Number

57.13

Copyright

public domain

Terms

color

ink

landscapes

Ming

paintings

panoramas

paper

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