Li Jian / White Clouds and Red Trees / 1788Li Jian
White Clouds and Red Trees

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Creator Name: Li Jian
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1644 - 1732
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Li Jian
Title: White Clouds and Red Trees
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1788
Creation End Date: 1788
Creation Date: 1788
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: Hanging scroll, Ink and color on silk
Dimensions: Overall: 126.2cm x 52.7cm
Inscriptions: Artist's inscription, signature, and seal:White clouds surround red trees;Mist has already returned to the valley.Why not rest and let your mind be at peace with the world.With solidarity ch'in [lute] sit in the river pavilion.An old friend is expected but doesn't show up;The day is cold, with maple leaves falling.In the wu-shen year [1788], Erh-ch'iao shan-jen, Li Chien copies and inscribes. [seal] Li Chien Chih yin. trans. HK/LYSL
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1972.42
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Provenance: Shogoro Yabumoto
AMICA ID: CMA_.1972.42
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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