This image is one of over 108,000 from the AMICA Library (formerly The Art Museum Image Consortium Library- The AMICO Library), a growing online collection of high-quality, digital art images from over 20 museums around the world.
www.davidrumsey.com/amica offers subscriptions to this collection, the finest art image database available on the internet. EVERY image has full curatorial text and can be studied in depth by zooming into the smallest details from within the Image Workspace.
- Cultures and time periods represented
range from contemporary art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works.
- Types of works include paintings, drawings,
watercolors, sculptures, costumes, jewelry, furniture, prints, photographs,
textiles, decorative art, books and manuscripts.
Gain access to this incredible resource through either a
monthly or a yearly subscription and search the entire collection from
your desktop, compare multiple images side by side and zoom into the minute
details of the images. Visit www.davidrumsey.com/amica
for more information on the collection, click on the link below the
revolving thumbnail to the right, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Chinese Asia,East Asia,China
Creator Active Place: Asia,East Asia,China
Creator Name-CRT: Anonymous
Title: The Wangchuan Villa
Title Type: preferred
View: section 4
Creation Start Date: 1201
Creation End Date: 1250
Creation Date: Jin dynasty, early 13th cent.
Creation Place: Asia,East Asia,China
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Handscroll
Materials and Techniques: Handscroll; ink on silk.
Dimensions: 26.3 x 554 cm.L. 216" ; H. 10 1/4"
Inscriptions: Signature of Li Gonglin (1049-1106).
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1950.1369
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Kate S. Buckingham Endowment Fund
Subject Description: The painting depicts the country estate of Wang Wei, located in the Zhongnan mountains southwest of the Tang capital of Chang'an (modern Xi'an). The original painting, now lost, illustrated twenty short poems by Wang, describing different parts of the estate. The Art Institute's painting is distinguished in being one of the earliest of many copies of the original work, and bears a spurious signature of Li Gonglin (c. 1049-1106). The scroll depicts the various sites of the Wangchuan Villa estate as parts of a continuous landscape, unlike the majority of surviving copies, which are more typically divided into discrete space cells, with each site labeled in the painting. (S. Little, 1999)
AMICA ID: AIC_.1950.1369
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999
AMICA PUBLIC RIGHTS: a) Access to the materials is granted for personal and non-commercial use. b) A full educational license for non-commercial use is available from Cartography Associates at www.davidrumsey.com/amica/institution_subscribe.html c) Licensed users may continue their examination of additional materials provided by Cartography Associates, and d) commercial rights are available from the rights holder.
Copyright © 2007 Cartography Associates.
All rights reserved.