Snowy landscape with rustic riverside retreat

Attributed to Liu Songnian Chinese
traditionally attributed to Gao Keming

Not on view

This painting was once attributed to Gao Keming, an artist at the Imperial Painting Academy in the early eleventh century, thanks to an inscription written in the style of the Song emperor Lizong (r. 1225–64) at the beginning of the scroll. The style of the painting, however, with its convincing treatment of diagonal recession, use of the "ax-cut" texture strokes of Li Tang (ca. 1070–ca. 1150), and broad sweeps of ink wash on the eroded riverbanks, indicates a late-twelfth-century date.

#7357. Streams and Mountains Under Fresh Snow

Snowy landscape with rustic riverside retreat, Attributed to Liu Songnian (Chinese, active ca. 1175–after 1195), Handscroll; ink and color on silk, China

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