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Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Groom And Eight Horses
Date (Execution) :
Geographical Origin : China
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Style / Period : China Quing 1642-1912
Medium / Material  : Ink; Paint
Support / Technique : silk
Object Type : handscrolls
Visual Description : Horizontal handscroll, ink and colour on silk. The colours are opaque and varied in tone. See also "other data". Work is secured with glue and tacks to wood support. Chao Meng-fu, the renowned Yuan dynasty literati painter, was a great painter of horses, and the subject has remained a popular one in Chinese painting. In China the horse is symbolic of speed and perseverance.
Accession # : M964.1.11
Width (cm) : 222.00
Height (cm) : 31.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Bequest of John and Katharine Maltwood
Artist Statement :