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Peach Blossom Spring: Gardens and Flowers in Chinese Painting

Peach Blossom Spring: Gardens and Flowers in Chinese Painting

Barnhart, Richard M.
1983
144 pages
80 illustrations
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Foreword
Philippe de Montebello

Preface
Richard M. Barnhart

Peach Blossom Spring: T'ao Ch'ien and the Ideal of the Garden

The Gardens of Southern Sung Painting

Emperor Hui-tsung and Flower and Bird Painting in the Sung Dynasty

Ch'ien Hsuan and the Memory of Lost Gardens

Crane, Bamboo, and Pine: The Garden of Remote Mystery

Flowers from the Gardens of Soochow

Yun Shou-p'ing and the Art of Flower Painting

Drunk in Autumn Woods: Shih-t'ao and the Painters of Yangchow

Key to Citations
Catalogue of the Exhibition
Index

Met Art in Publication

Scholar viewing a waterfall, Ma Yuan  Chinese, Album leaf; ink and color on silk, China
early 13th century
Boating by a Willow Bank, Unidentified artist Chinese, active 13th century, Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on silk, China
13th century
Finches and bamboo, Emperor Huizong  Chinese, Handscroll; ink and color on silk, China
early 12th century
Sparrows, plum blossoms, and bamboo, Unidentified artist Chinese, Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on silk, China
late 12th century
Bird on a Loquat Tree, Unidentified artist, Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on silk, China
Orchids, Ma Lin  Chinese, Album leaf; ink and color on silk, China
second quarter of the 13th century
Narcissus, Zhao Mengjian  Chinese, Handscroll; ink on paper, China
mid-13th century
Pear Blossoms, Unidentified, Handscroll; ink and color on paper, China
ca. 1280
Ode on Returning Home

, Qian Xuan  Chinese, Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper, China
14th–15th century
Wang Xizhi watching geese, Qian Xuan  Chinese, Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper, China
ca. 1295
Bamboo and rocks, Li Kan  Chinese, Pair of hanging scrolls; ink and color on silk, China
dated 1318
Bamboo grove, Shen Xun  Chinese, Handscroll; ink and color on paper, China
late 14th century
The Pure Whiteness of Winter, Xu Jing  Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink on silk, China
dated 1441
Old Wisteria among Trees and Rocks, Unidentified artist, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, China
Landscapes, Flowers and Birds, Xiang Shengmo  Chinese, Album of eight paintings; ink and color on paper, China
dated 1639
White Chrysanthemums, Xiang Shengmo  Chinese, Hanging scroll; color on paper, China
dated 1654
Tree Peonies, Yun Shouping  Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, China
Lotuses on a summer evening, Yun Shouping  Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, China
likely 18th century
Hibiscus, Lotus, and Rock, Shitao (Zhu Ruoji)  Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, China
ca. 1705–7
Wilderness Colors, Shitao (Zhu Ruoji)  Chinese, Album of twelve paintings; ink and color on paper, China
ca. 1700
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———. 1983b. Peach Blossom Spring: Gardens and Flowers in Chinese Paintings. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.