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Cranes with Lotus, Reeds and Other Birds

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Artist:
Copy after Emperor Huizong (Chinese, 1082–1135; r. 1100–25)
Period:
Ming dynasty (?) (1368–1644)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
67 1/4 x 39 in. (170.8 x 99.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
From the Collection of A. W. Bahr, Purchase, Fletcher Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.18.101
Not on view
Signature: Signed and dated: Xuanho wu nian ba yue yu zhi ([1123] eighth month, made by the Emperor)

Seals: 1. Cipher and dragon of Huizong
2. Yu shu (Emperor's writing)
3. Xuanho yu bi (Xuanho Emperor's brush)
[ A. W. Bahr , until 1947; sold to MMA]
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