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明 傳項元汴 秋江圖 卷
River Landscape

Artist:
Xiang Yuanbian (Chinese, 1525–1590)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
dated 1578
Culture:
China
Medium:
Handscroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 11 7/8 x 36 1/2 in. (30.2 x 92.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of John M. Crawford Jr., 1988
Accession Number:
1989.363.83
Not on view
Signature: Inscribed, four lines in running script; signed, dated 1578, thirteen artist's seals.

Colophon by the artist.

Inscription: Artist’s inscriptions and signatures

1. At the beginning of the painting (2 columns in semi-cursive script)

時萬曆戊寅秋莫。

2. At the end of the painting (2 columns in semi-cursive script)

墨林道人項元汴寫于攖寧庵。

3. After the painting (16 columns in semi-cursive script)

朔風飄雪暗城西,萬里凝陰望欲迷。
傍水雰霏如絮舞,因山合沓與雲齊。
青峰畫作瑤台石,碧渚皆成白玉堤。
悠然眺賞饒佳興,更擬乘舟到剡溪。

右西城玩玩雪,席間始韻賦此。墨林項元汴書于草玄閣戲效米家法。

Artist's seals

若水軒
項元汴印
子京所藏
子孫世昌
墨林山人
項叔子
檇李
子京父印
項墨林父祕笈之印
天籟閣
退密
墨林父
淨因庵主
六藝之圃

Label strip

Li Qiujun 李秋君 (1899–1973), 1 column in standard script, dated 1948; 2 seals (mounted on brocade wrapper):

大風堂藏項墨林詩畫卷。戊子四月李秋君題。 [印]: 李秋印、秋君

Collectors' seals

Xiang Yukui 項禹揆 (died 1659)
禹揆寳祕

Zhang Shouxian 章綬銜 (1804–1875)
苕上章仔百流覽所及
歸安章綬銜字紫伯印
章翼銑堂法書名畫印

Zhang Daqian 張大千 (1899–1983)
大千好夢
遲秋
海野堂圖書記

Gu Luofu 顧洛阜 (John M. Crawford, Jr., 1913–1988)
漢光閣

Marking: Collectors' seals:
Zhang Shouxian (1804–1875)
Zhang Daqian (1899–1983)
John M. Crawford, Jr.
Unidentified, 1 seal
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