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The Daming Palace

Artist:
Formerly Attributed to Wang Zhenpeng (Chinese, active ca. 1275–1330)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
early 15th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Handscroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 12 1/4 x 269 in. (31.1 x 683.3 cm) Overall with mounting: 13 3/8 x 443 in. (34 x 1125.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of John M. Crawford Jr., 1988
Accession Number:
1989.363.37
Not on view
Inscription: Spurious inscription (1 line in regular script dated 1312) and seal of Wang Zhenpeng.

Colophons:
Huang Yue (1751–1841), 10 lines in running script (dated 1806) with 2 seals; 1 line in running script (dated 1834) with 1 seal; 1 line in running script (dated 1839) with 3 seals.
Xiang Guan (active early 20th century), 4 lines in running script (dated 1903) with 3 seals.

Title strip: Huang Yue (1751–1841), 2 lines in clerical script (dated 1806) with 2 seals

Marking: Collectors' seals:
Princess Sengge (d. 1331), 1 seal (spurious)
Xiang Yuanbian (1525–1590) 2 seals (spurious)
Geng Zhaozhong (1640–1686), 5 seals (spurious)
Huang Yue (1751–1841), 2 seals
John M. Crawford, Jr., 2 seals
Unidentified, 2 seals
John M. Crawford Jr. , New York (until d. 1988; bequeathed to MMA)
London. Victoria and Albert Museum. "Chinese Painting and Calligraphy from the Collection of John M. Crawford, Jr.," June 17, 1965–August 1, 1965.

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