Thousand Word Classic, After Zhang Bi (Chinese, 1425–1487), Handscroll; ink on paper, China

Thousand Word Classic

Artist:
After Zhang Bi (Chinese, 1425–1487)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
dated 1478
Culture:
China
Medium:
Handscroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 12 1/4 x 297 1/2 in. (31.1 x 755.7 cm)
Overall with mounting: 12 3/4 x 341 in. (32.4 x 866.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Dorothy Graham Bennett, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.5
Not on view
Signature: [signed] Donghai Zhang Bi of Huating; dated winter, middle of the 10th lunar month of the year wuxu in the reign of Chenghua (1478). seal: Haili (?)

Inscription: Colophon by Japanese Monk, dated 1576
Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. , Tokyo, until 1978; sold to MMA]