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Seven-stringed zither (Spring Breeze)

Calligrapher:
Forged inscription of Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Lacquered wood, water buffalo horn, mother of pearl, and silk strings
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 x 18.2 x 124.5 cm (4 5/16 x 7 3/16 x 49 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
qin  Search this
zither  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Shing Yiu Yip
Accession Number:
F1999.8
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A Spring Gathering

Artist:
Shen Zhou 沈周 (1427-1509)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Attached calligraphy by Shen Zhou 沈周 (1427-1509)  Search this
Frontispiece by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796)  Search this
Colophon:
Colophon by Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Inscription:
Inscription on front mounting by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796)  Search this
Three inscriptions on painting by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 26.5 x 131.1 cm (10 7/16 x 51 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1480?
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
pine tree  Search this
spring  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
boat  Search this
bridge  Search this
scholar  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
hill  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1934.1
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Illustrations of "Seventh Month" from the Odes of Bin

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Ma Hezhi 馬和之 (active mid- to late 12th century)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559) , frontispiece and colophon  Search this
Wang Zhideng 王穉登 (1535-1612) , colophon  Search this
Zhang Xigeng 張錫庚 (1801-1861) , colophon  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 28.8 x 436.2 cm (11 5/16 x 171 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-13th to mid-14th century
Period:
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
Topic:
farming  Search this
building  Search this
horse  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
children  Search this
woman  Search this
dog  Search this
pig  Search this
garden  Search this
China  Search this
mulberry tree  Search this
sewing  Search this
rock  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
weaving  Search this
spinning (textile)  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.172
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Landscape: a lake, cliffs, and trees

Artist:
Follower of Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk panel
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 120.1 × 49.8 cm (47 5/16 × 19 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
mountain  Search this
bridge  Search this
lake  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.169
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Xiao Yi Obtaining the Lanting Manuscript by Trickery

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Qian Xuan 錢選 (late 13th century)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.6 x 77.1 cm (9 11/16 x 30 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1910.6
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River Landscape in Blue and Green

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Colophon by Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559) (spurious)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 40.9 x 229.8 cm (16 1/8 x 90 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th-18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
water  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
river  Search this
pavilion  Search this
China  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.173
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Guanyin and Shancai

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Inscription:
Attributed to Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 118 x 48.5 cm (46 7/16 x 19 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
child  Search this
Guanyin  Search this
China  Search this
halo  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.267
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Palaces on the Shore of a Lake

Artist:
Follower of Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Calligraphy attributed to Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Color, ink and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 74.6 x 39.2 cm (29 3/8 x 15 7/16 in)
Style:
Blue-and-green style
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
18th century
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
boat  Search this
palace  Search this
China  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.248
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Raising the Alms-bowl: The Conversion of Hariti, the Mother of Demons

Colophon:
Colophon attributed to Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 29.1 x 138.3 cm (11 7/16 x 54 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th-18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
demon  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.134
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Boating under the Red Cliff

Artist:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 30.5 x 141.5 cm (12 x 55 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1552
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
autumn  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
river  Search this
boat  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
cliff  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1939.1a-c
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Landscape

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 31.4 x 290.3 cm (12 3/8 x 114 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
first-half 17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1939.51
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Chrysanthemums and Pine Tree

Artist:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 31.6 x 75.8 cm (12 7/16 x 29 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1541
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
tree  Search this
pine tree  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
bamboo  Search this
chrysanthemum  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1943.10
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Cloudy Mountains, in the style of Mi Youren

Artist:
Chen Shun (1483-1544)  Search this
Colophon:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Dong Qichang 董其昌 (1555-1636)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 30.4 x 140.7 cm (11 15/16 x 55 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1535
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
cloud  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1953.79
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Illustrations for Traditional Texts Written by Six Ming Dynasty Calligraphers

Artist:
Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Peng NIan (1505-1566)  Search this
Zhu Yunming (1460-1526)  Search this
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Wang Chong (1494-1533)  Search this
Cai Yu (-1541)  Search this
Lu Shidao (ca. 1510-1570)  Search this
Zhou Tianqiu (1514-1595)  Search this
Weng Fanggang (1733-1818)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image 6, Nymph of the Luo River): 16.1 x 15.5 cm (6 5/16 x 6 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid 16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Nymph of the Luo River  Search this
Nine Songs  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1972.1
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Outing to the Red Cliff

Artist:
Xie Shichen (1487-ca. 1561)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Colophon by Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Colophon by Chen Rentao 陳仁濤 (1906-1968)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 23 x 75.5 cm (9 1/16 x 29 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1558
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
autumn  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
man  Search this
boat  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
cliff  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Accession Number:
F1980.114
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Poem in running script

Artist:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 349 x 100.8 cm (137 3/8 x 39 11/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
early 16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
poem  Search this
running script  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.9
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Four poems in cursive script

Artist:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 38.1 x 700.7 cm (15 x 275 7/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1512-1515
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
poem  Search this
cursive script  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1988.6
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Journey to Shu

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 54.9 x 183.2 cm (21 5/8 x 72 1/8 in)
Style:
Blue-and-green style
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
camel  Search this
horse  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
mountain  Search this
travel  Search this
China  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by the B.Y. Lam Foundation Fund
Accession Number:
F1993.4
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Chrysanthemum, Bamboo, and Rock

Artist:
Attributed to Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 48.2 x 25.7 cm (19 x 10 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1535
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
bamboo  Search this
chrysanthemum  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.214
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Lofty Scholars in a Wintry Forest

Artist:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 190.9 x 78.7 cm (75 3/16 x 31 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1546
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
winter  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
scholar  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1989.7
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