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Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Chinese; ca. 1301-1395 Asia,East Asia,China
A Quiet Life in a Wooded Glen
Yuan Dynasty(1280-1368);dated 1361
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Hanging Scroll. Blue silk cover; ink and light colors on paper.Landscape, ink on paper with slight washes of brownish red.'A Quiet Life in a Wooded Glen,' and a date corresponding to tenth day of third month, 1361.
Towering crags, studded with trees and shrubs, fill the background. At the base of the mountain, in center foreground, is a house, with a scholar seated on the veranda playing a lute. Two servants at the right, one carrying a number of scrolls. Two largetrees form a frame for the central motif. A small mountain stream flows among rocks, past the house, to lower edge of picture.
177.8 x 64.2 cm.; Height: 5'10" Width: 25 1/4"
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Kate S. Buckingham Endowment Fund
Inscription in upper right-hand corner bears in seal characters.Two seals at left of inscription: Upper seal--T'ien Sheng; Lower seal--Shu-ming.
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