Awaiting the Emperor's Return from the Southern Suburbs

Wen Zhengming
(Chinese, 1470–1559)

Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Culture: China
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions: Overall: 136 x 39 1/4 in. (345.4 x 99.7 cm) Overall with rollers: 40 3/4 in. (103.5 cm)
Classification: Calligraphy
Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, 1950
Accession Number: 50.230

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