Art/ Collection/ Art Object


Unidentified Artist
After Su Shi (Chinese, 1037–1101)
Song dynasty (960–1279)
Hanging scroll mounted as a handscroll; ink on paper
Image: 21 3/8 in. × 13 in. (54.3 × 33 cm) Overall with mounting: 14 3/4 in. × 34 ft. 10 3/16 in. (37.5 × 1062.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of John M. Crawford Jr., 1988
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Colophons:
Zhang Zhitong (b. 1837), 10 lines in running script (dated 1888) with 3 seals
Song Bolu (19th century), 10 lines in running script (dated 1909) with 1 seal
Unidentified, 2 lines in running script
Zhen Zhunlin (20th century), 15 lines in clerical script with 1 seal
Shen Shiyen, 8 lines in running-regular script with 1 seal
Kong Guangyang, 9 lines in regular script with 1 seal
Kong Guangtao (active 1851–1874), 12 lines in running script (dated 1863) with two seals; 11 lines in running script (dated 1864) with 2 seals; 7 lines in running script with 2 seals
Unidentified, 5 lines in running script (dated Jiaqian)
Fan Zengxiang (20th century), 19 lines in regular script (dated 1914)
Yuan (20th century), 28 lines in running script (dated 1907) with 3 seals
Jian Wenshu (Diana Kan), 6 lines in regular script (dated 1973)

Title strip:
Unidentified (18th century), 2 lines in regular script (dated 1796).

Label: Mr. Wei (unidentified), 1 line in running script dated caiqiu (1913?)

Marking: Collectors' seals:
Xiang Yuanbian (1525–1590), 7 seals
Kong Guangtao (3 seals)
Zhang Zhitong (born 1837), 1 seal
John M. Crawford, Jr., 3 seals
Unidentified, 4 seals
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