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Fan

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Paper and cedarwood
Dimensions:
12 1/2 x 21 in. (31.8 x 53.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1942
Accession Number:
42.151.2
Not on view
Signature: Signed and inscribed:
1. Obverse, lower left: Your subject, Guanhuai reverently paints (wirtten first in black characters, repeated by two red seals)

2. Reverse, lower left: Tang poems, not translated: your subject Wang Yudun [calligrapher] reverently copies (two red seals)

3.(On guards):
"The sun shines like a rainbow;
After wind and rain the sky is clear.
The divine mountain has more beautiful color.
Sky and water appear together on the horizon.

Reverently copied by your subject, Wang Yudun" (Imperial fan poem in gold characters on wood).
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