Description The angular brush strokes and bold composition of this painting are hallmarks of the professional Zhe [Che] school painters. Here the Song [Sung] Dynasty style of Ma Yuan [Ma Yuan] is used as a basis for these dramatic mountain forms and sharply defined trees. The location is not specified, but it is likely a view of the area around Hangzhou [Hang-chou], with the Lingyin Temple pagoda and West Lake in the distance.
Provenance Panama-Pacific International Exposition, China Pavilion, San Francisco, 1915 [no. 3]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1915, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Label]; [Inscription] lower left; [Seal] Various seal marks bottom left and right
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1915
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