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A man and woman under a tree while the woman plays a type of zither. Nearby are trees in bloom with pink flowers. Writing is located in the upper left corner of the painting.
Chang Ku-nien
Portrait of Shirley and Chen-yang Chang
A scene of geese in pond and on sandbars. The geese are congregated in the lower left hand side of the painting, as are most of the reeds growing from the sand bars. Some geese can also be seen flying in the middle of the painting, though they are not as prominent. Five lines of calligraphy are lcoated in the upper right of the painting.
Chang Ku-nien
Geese Landing on Sandbars
1975 – 1999
The neoclassical facade of the building that now houses the University of Michigan Museum of Art.
Milton Kemnitz
Alumni Memorial Hall
1965 – 1975
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
One of six hanging scrolls in a series depicting the landscape of Ali Mountain, trees and hillside are shown below calligraphic text.  The artist uses alternating wet ink washes for the misty clouds and dry flying-brushes for the large pine trees
Chang Ku-nien
Ali Mountain Based on Sketches - 6
Vertical hanging scroll of calligraphic text consisting of five Chinese characters in black ink. One of a pair.
Chen Shu-chen
Calligraphy, One of a Pair
1975 – 1999
A rough, red rock seems to grow out of the hillside, almost as organically as the orchids growing next to it.  Calligraphic text is in the upper left corner.
Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong
Orchids and Red Rock

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Bodhidharma Crossing the Yangtze on a Reed
Four kanji are written across the top of three lines, in a large size. The bottom two lines are roughly one-eighth the size of the top characters and stretch across the same width. Ink is black, ground is white paper. Calligraphy dedicated to the Universtiy of Michigan Museum of Art.
He Bingwu
Shown is a complex of temple building on a lakeside. There is a small grouping of buildings on the opposite side of the lake to the left and there is a long building that runs along the right side of the lake with a passage-way to the docks on which is the end of the building. Surrounding the temple complex are pine trees, cliffs, and mist. On the bottom right of the painting is the Seal of Shūbun which lets us know that this is a Shūbun style ink-painting.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Lakeside Temple (Landscape in Shûbun style)
1467 – 1532
The use of light ink to depict the hills and remote mountains was to present the misty and dreamlike Dayu Mountain. Chang applied the wash to creat a sense of wet atmosphere.
Chang Ku-nien
Mountain Light, Cloud Shadow
A blue and green mountain looms over a lake, taking up the right portion of the picture. Above and to the left is calligraphic text and three red seals. In the lake below is a boat.
Pu Ru (P'u Ju)
Red Trees on a Blue Lofty Peak
1946 – 1956
The painting depicts mountains and bold branches covered by snow, presenting a cristal clear landscape of cold splendor.
Chang Ku-nien
Snow Scene