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M964.1.42
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Riding A Donkey Over Frosty Bridge
Date (Execution) :
Geographical Origin : China
Cultural Group : Chinese
Style / Period : China Quing 1642-1912
Medium / Material  : Ink
Support / Technique : paper backed with paper
Object Type : hanging scrolls
Visual Description : Long vertical hanging scroll, ink on paper, no colour. See "other data" and "remarks". This ink monochrome painting is a Literati work that alludes to the great northern sung painting "Travellers in the Mountains" by Fan K'uan. The landscape is built up with dots called "t'ien" and the ink is wet and fluid. The colophon on the right is in grass script and cannot be deciphered. The colophon on the left is in reverse and is a poem praising nature. There is an artist's seal after the signature. Chung-ming was monk active in the 18th century.
Accession # : M964.1.42
Width (cm) : 60.00
Height (cm) : 167.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Bequest of John and Katharine Maltwood
Artist Statement :