Description The 11th-century Song masters developed techniques to depict mountains, trees, and mists in an essentially realistic fashion. The painter of this work borrows these techniques to create a world with a somewhat fantastic character. Spurious signature of Wen Chia (1501-83).
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Provenance Panama-Pacific International Exposition, China Pavilion, San Francisco, 1915 [no. 213]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1915, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription]萬曆六年歲次戊寅夏日倣宋人筆法 茂苑文嘉; [Seal] At top; [Signature] Original signature at left is rubbed out
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1915
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