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Autumn Mountains

Artist:
Dong Qichang (Chinese, 1555–1636)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 37 5/8 x 16 3/4 in. (95.6 x 42.5 cm)
Overall with mounting: 84 5/8 x 23 in. (214.9 x 58.4 cm)
Overall with knobs: 84 5/8 x 25 3/4 in. (214.9 x 65.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of John M. Crawford Jr., 1988
Accession Number:
1989.363.101
Not on view
Signature: Inscribed, four lines in running script; signed, undated, two artist's seals

Inscription: Artist's inscription and signature (4 columns in semi-cursive script)

雲開見山高,木落知風勁。
亭下不逢人,夕陽澹秋影。

玄宰

Artist's Seals

宗伯之章
董氏玄宰

Colophon

Chen Jiru 陳繼儒 (1558–1639), 5 columns in semi-cursive script, undated; 2 seals:

思翁七月過訪山中,風雨大作,舟不得前,乘興寫此,依然有子久天真爛漫之趣,藏之。眉公記。 [印]:陳繼儒印、眉公


Collectors’ seals

Gu Luofu 顧洛阜 (John M. Crawford, Jr., 1913–1988)
顧洛阜
漢光閣
漢光閣主顧洛阜鋻藏中國古代書畫之章

Unidentified: 6
張謙受印
清河張氏挹贈珍藏
新化周游收藏
吳氏子健鋻定真跡
游目騁懷
游于藝
John M. Crawford Jr. , New York (until d. 1988; bequeathed to MMA)
Providence. Bell Gallery, List Art Center. "The Individualists: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy of the 17th Century from the Collection of John M. Crawford, Jr.," April 26, 1980–May 18, 1980.

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