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清 清初八大家山水冊
Landscapes Painted for Wang Kui

Artist:
Wang Jian (Chinese, 1609–1677 or 1688) , and other artists (17th c.)
Calligrapher:
Xü Fu (Chinese, 19th century)
Calligrapher:
Shen Ho (Chinese, 17th century) (title page)
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
1674–76
Culture:
China
Medium:
Album of eight painted leaves; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Each leaf: 9 x 12 1/4 in. (22.9 x 31.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Douglas Dillon, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.500.1
Not on view
Inscription: Artists’ inscriptions and signatures

Leaf B

Wang Jian 王鑑 (1609–1677 or 1688), 5 columns in semi-cursive script, dated 1674:

甲寅小春倣巨然《溪山深秀》似端老年道兄[王揆]。王鑑

Leaf C

Wu Li 吳歷 (1632–1718), 3 columns in semi-cursive script, dated 1675:

寒林書屋
乙卯清和望日為端士年翁。延陵吳歷

Leaf D

Tong Bin 童璸 (17th c.), 3 columns in semi-cursive script:

倣子久意,似端士道翁政。童璸

Leaf E

Gao Jian 高簡 (1634–1707?), 3 columns in semi-cursive script, undated:

倣巨然筆法似端士年翁正。高簡

Leaf F

Zhu Jun 朱陖 (17th c.), 8 columns in semi-cursive script, undated:

囗囗泉聲好雨餘,綠陰繞舍樹扶疎。
山深林密全無暑,長日閒窻讀異書。

朱陖畫並題爲端士老道翁。

Leaf G

Zhang Shi 張適 (17th c.), 7 columns in semi-cursive script, dated 1675:

石堪為杖倚川流,行住梧陰或短謳。
身隔喧塵神自遠,一聲鶴唳九霄秋。

乙卯新秋畫並題似端士年道翁正。梅莊張適

Leaf H

Jin Kan 金侃 (?–1703), 2 columns in semi-cursive script, dated 1675:

乙卯新秋寫似端士道兄正。金侃

Leaf I

Shen Lang 沈琅 (17th c.), 3 columns in standard script, dated 1676:

丙辰六月二十有九日酷暑困人,適端士道兄以此冊索畫,乃作《荷亭避暑圖》,或有涼颸生其中也。沈琅


Artists’ seals

鑑 (Leaf B)
吳歷之印 (Leaf C)
文嘉 (Leaf D)
高簡之印 (Leaf E)
朱陖 (Leaf F)
望子 (Leaf F)
瞻菉 (Leaf F)
張適 (Leaf G)
梅莊 (Leaf G)
游藝 (Leaf G)
梅莊詩畫 (Leaf G)
金侃 (Leaf H)
亦陶 (Leaf H)
沈琅葭士 (Leaf I)


Label strip

Unidentified artist, 1 column in standard script, undated:

清初八大家山水集景冊,大囗珍藏


Frontispiece

Shen He 沈龢 (active late 17th c.), 4 large characters in clerical script, followed by 1 column in semi-cursive script, undated; 3 seals (Leaf A and AA):

只自怡悅
端老道翁屬書。沈龢 [印]:世龢、石民、長慶


Colophons

Xu Fu 徐郙 (1836–1907)

Leaf BB (12 columns in semi-cursive script, datable to 1898):

王鑑,字員照,自號湘碧,又號染香庵主,太倉人。世貞孫,由祖蔭得官,仕至廉州太守。山水於董、巨尤爲深詣,卒成大家。蓋其祖鋻藏名跡不減南面百城,鑑披覽既久,心領神會,所得尤深,凡内府所藏者得邀睿鋻褒題焉。萬歷戊戌[1598] 生,康熙丁巳[1677] 卒,年八十。榕令徐郙時年六十又三。
戊戌[1898]端六得扇冊十二,中有廉州二,其印章曰“字季華”,並記之。

Leaf CC (12 columns in semi-cursive script, dated 1898):

吳歷,字漁山,因所居有言子墨井,故號墨井道人,常熟人。山水宗元人,尤長大癡筆法,秀潤與王翬齊名。所繪《天池石壁》曾蒙睿題。工書,善鼓琴,亦善吟詠。崇正壬申[1632]生,康熙乙未[1718]卒[點去]年八十有四尚健。後浮海不知所終,或云棄家游上海,卒年八十有六。張雲章為作傳。榕老人書,時光緒戊戌五月端六日。

Leaf EE (4 columns in semi-cursive script, undated):

高簡,字澹游,號旅雲山人,吳人。山水追元人,秀並六如,能詩。崇正甲戌[1634]生,康熙丁亥[1707]卒,年七十有四。頌閣

Leaf GG (3 columns in semi-cursive script, undated):

張適,字鶴民,號梅莊,吳人。梅花、山水俱善,書法秀逸。《圖繪寳鋻續纂》。榕老人

Leaf HH (5 columns in semi-cursive script, datable to 1898):

金侃,字亦陶,俊明子,又號立庵。傳其梅花,兼長青綠山水,得黄玢法。工書,能詩,杜門不出,校讐典籍,多蓄宋、元祕本。《畫徴錄》。徐郙,時年六十有三。

Unidentified artist (9 columns in standard script, undated, on a loose sheet of paper):

清初八大家山水集景冊
王揆字端士,時敏子,原祁之父也。順治進士,康熙中薦試鴻博不就。工詩,與黃與堅等稱婁東十子, 有《芝廛集》。
沈龢,常熟人,字石民,工書畫篆刻。聖祖南巡,凡離宮榜額皆出其手,名著一時。
徐郙,嘉定人,字頌閣,同治進士,以第一人及第。官至協辦大學士、禮部尚書,精鑑賞,富收藏。


Collector’s seals

Xu Fu 徐郙 (1836–1907)
Songge 頌閣
Songge 頌閣(三鈐)
Xushi 徐氏
Songge xinshang wu 頌閣心賞物(八鈐)
Songge zhencang 頌閣珍藏
Xu Fu si yin 徐郙私印(三鈐)
Zhujingyan Zhai 竹景硯齋(二鈐)
Yanshan Zhai 硯山齋
Yuci er tong xi hu 御賜珥彤錫祜
Douglas Dillon , New York (until 1979; donated to MMA)
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