Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Geese and Small Birds on a Reedy Shore

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Artist:
After Lü Ji (Chinese, active late 15th century)
Artist:
Formerly Attributed to Ai Xuan (Chinese, active late 11th century)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
mid-late 16th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll remounted as a panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
Framed: 76 3/4 × 49 1/4 in. (194.9 × 125.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Edith and Herbert Lehman Foundation, 1969
Accession Number:
69.109
Not on view
Inscription: Label pasted on upper right reads: "Ai Xuan of the Song's painting of "Geese and Reeds", an authentic masterpiece of exquisite quality".

Unsigned, written in clerical script (lishu)
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