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Wangchuan Villa

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Artist:
In the Style of Guo Zhongshu (Chinese, died 977)
Period:
Ming (1368–1644) or Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Handscroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
12 1/2 in. × 16 ft. 1 in. (31.8 × 490.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
John Stewart Kennedy Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.220.5
Not on view
Inscription: Colophons purport to be: 1. Zhao Yong (n.d.) transcribing the 20(?) poems of Wang Wei; 2. Yüan Nan (n.d.) (also a Yuan person?)

Translation of inscriptions: On the label outside the scroll is written as follows: "Picture representing Wangchüan, painted by Guo Zhongshu of the Song period".
At the end of the picture in small characters is written "Guo Zhongshu of Hebei copied this from the original painted by Wan Yuzheng (Wang Wei or Wang Moji) of the Tang period". Next to the picture on a separate paper are written twenty poems on the different scenes represented in the painting.

At the end of the picture in small characters is written "Guo Zhongshu of Hebei copied this from the original painted by Wan Yuzheng (Wang Wei or Wang Moji) of the Tang period". Next to the picture on a separate paper are written twenty poems on the different scenes represented in the painting.
[ John C. Ferguson , until 1913; sold to MMA]
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