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Creator Name: Cheng Jiasui
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Chinese; 1565-1643 Asia,East Asia,China
Creator Active Place: Asia,East Asia,China
Creator Name-CRT: Cheng Jiasui
Title: Scholar Playing a Qin
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1601
Creation End Date: 1633
Creation Date: Ming Dynasty (1369-1644); early 17th century
Creation Place: Asia,East Asia,China
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Album Leaf
Materials and Techniques: Mounted as album leaf. Fan painting; ink and light colors on gold-flecked paper
Dimensions: 16.9 x 50.8 cm.Upper width: 20" Lower width: 8-3/4" Rib length: 6-11/16"
Inscriptions: Inscription and seal (Meng-yang, a nickname) at upper left
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1941.1031
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Samuel M. Nickerson Endowment Fund
Subject Description: Mountain beginning in center foreground and extending to upper right. Seated male figure, dressed in red robe, playing musical instrument (Qin) to right of center. Pine tree in left foreground.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1941.1031
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999
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