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明/清 佚名 舊傳 趙伯駒 漢宮春曉圖 卷
Spring Morning at the Palace of the Han Emperors

Artist:
Unidentified Artist (17th century), fake signature of Zhao Boju (died ca. 1162)
Artist:
Formerly Attributed to Zhao Boju (Chinese, 11th century)
Period:
Ming (1368–1644) or Qing (1644–1911) dynasty
Date:
17th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Handscroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
Image: 6 3/8 × 34 1/2 in. (16.2 × 87.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
From the Collection of A. W. Bahr, Purchase, Fletcher Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.18.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 210
This painting, likely made in the seventeenth century, bears a fake signature of Zhao Boju, a Southern Song painter famous for his work in the blue-green landscape mode. Here, this palette is used to evoke the distant past—a picture of antiquity as a magical, distant land.
#7406. Spring Morning at the Palace of the Han Emperors
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Signature: Signed: Qianli [hao] Boju; seal: Qianli [hao]
[ A. W. Bahr , until 1947; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China," August 26, 2017–January 6, 2019.

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