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南宋 傳夏珪 澤畔疾風圖 團扇
Windswept Lakeshore

Artist:
Attributed to Xia Gui (Chinese, active ca. 1195–1230)
Period:
Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink on silk
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 10 5/8 in. (26 x 27 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Ex coll.: C. C. Wang Family, Purchase, Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, by exchange, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.121.11
Not on view
The Southern Song artist, eschewing the Northern Song monumental landscape traditions of "a hundred peaks and ten thousand trees," viewed nature through the microcosm of a single pair of trees and one or two rocks suspended in an infinite void. In this scene of unbounded space, vigorous wet-ink lines and dots against broad flat sweeps of ink wash define forms with startling boldness.
Inscription: Collector's seals

Wang Jiqian 王季遷 (C.C. Wang, 1907–2003)
季遷心賞
竹裏舘
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