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Creator Name: Li Shan
Creator Nationality: Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1711 - aft 1754
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Li Shan
Title: Five Pine Trees
Title Type: Primary
View: Detail
Creation Start Date: 1747
Creation End Date: 1747
Creation Date: 1747
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Painting
Materials and Techniques: hanging scroll, ink on paper
Dimensions: Image: 199.1cm x 94cm, Mounted: 260.2cm x 106cm
Inscriptions: Artist's 5 poems (not translated), inscription, signature, and 4 seals: [seal] Chung-yang. A friend asked me to paint the five pines. I associated the straight pine with a statesman, the bald one with a famous general, the one leaning to one side and the one reclining with dragons, the short round one with foliage like a grass-mat with either an immortal or Buddha. And I composed a long poem as inscription. In autumn, the ninth month of the ting-mao year [1747], the twelfth year of the Ch'ien-lung era, I imitated the style of T'ien-ch'ih sheng [Hsü Wei, 1521-1593], at the Sheng-hsien fu-ou Studio in the southern part of the city. Fu-t'ang, Ao-tao jen, Li Shan. [2 seals] Shan-yin; Tsung-yang. [seal, lower left corner] Fu-t'ang, Li Shan.trans. LYSL/WKH2 additional seals of Ch'eng Ch'i (20th c.).
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1976.112
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
AMICA ID: CMA_.1976.112
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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