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Mountain Landscape in Song Dynasty Style
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Mountain Landscape in Song Dynasty Style


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
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).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/01/1988Examinationexamined for condition
6/01/1994Examinationexamined for condition
3/01/1999Examinationexamined for condition
1/08/2001Treatmentexamined for exhibition
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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Period
17th century (Qing)
Medium
ink and colors on silk mounted on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
35.32
Measurements
H: 75 1/8 x W: 21 3/4 in. (190.8 x 55.2 cm); W of scroll only, no knobs: 29 11/16 in. (75.4 cm); Painted image H: 75 11/16 x W: 21 5/8 in. (192.2 x 55 cm)
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  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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