Description A painter in the court of the emperor in the 1424-35 period, Shih Jui liked to work in the blue-and-green manner developed centuries earlier. This is a landscape in which every leaf is defined, mountains are regularly stepped, and scholars converse in precisely delineated pavilions.
Provenance Panama-Pacific International Exposition, China Pavilion, San Francisco, 1915 [no. 111]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1915, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1915
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