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Garden of the Inept Administrator

Wen Zhengming
(Chinese, 1470–1559)

Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date: dated 1551
Culture: China
Medium: Album of eight painted leaves with facing leaves inscribed with poems; ink on paper
Dimensions: Image: 10 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. (26.4 x 27.3 cm) Leaf with image: 15 3/8 × 16 3/4 in. (39.1 × 42.5 cm) Double leaf unfolded: 15 3/8 × 33 1/2 in. (39.1 × 85.1 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Gift of Douglas Dillon, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.458.1a–ii

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