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Spring Landscape with Plum Blossoms, Scholar and Deer

Artist:
Xie Shichen (Chinese, 1487–ca. 1567)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
dated 1548
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
Image: 71 7/8 x 41 7/8 in. (182.6 x 106.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Katherine S. Dreier, 1952
Accession Number:
52.177.20
Not on view
Signature: Signed and dated (along left edge) Xie Shichen, 1548

Inscription: "Luofu on a cloudy day in spring. In the year wushen of the reign of Jiaqing, Xie Shichen went to Cheng (i.e. Zhekiang). The gentleman studied all the beauties of Luofu in order to paint this."
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