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This hanging scroll depicts a man walking along a mountainous path overlooking a group of buildings and distant mountains. In the foreground, the figure moves to the left, and is placed before a large tree growing out of the rocks. The middle of the painting is dominated by a diagonal line created by the roofs of various structures leading to three larger mountain peaks, indicated with light gray washes. 
Soga Shōhaku
Strolling in the Mountains
18th century
Museum Purchase
1963/1.97
&quot;On&nbsp;the&nbsp;right&nbsp;side&nbsp;is&nbsp;a&nbsp;drawing&nbsp;of&nbsp;a&nbsp;straw&nbsp;broom&nbsp;accompanied&nbsp;by&nbsp;a&nbsp;single&nbsp;line&nbsp;of&nbsp;verse that reads,<br />
Ippatsu ichiboku&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;One&nbsp;stroke, one&nbsp;line&nbsp;<br />
Soha&nbsp;zokujin&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Sweeps&nbsp;away worldly&nbsp;dust.<br />
In&nbsp;a&nbsp;Zen&nbsp;fashion&nbsp;the&nbsp;poem&nbsp;suggests&nbsp;that&nbsp;one&nbsp;line&nbsp;of&nbsp;ink&nbsp;will clear&nbsp;away&nbsp;the&nbsp;confusion&nbsp;of&nbsp;everyday&nbsp;life. The&nbsp;sweeping action&nbsp;is&nbsp;materialized&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;sketch&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;broom.<br />
The&nbsp;next&nbsp;poem&nbsp;plays&nbsp;upon&nbsp;the&nbsp;sweeping&nbsp;action mentioned&nbsp;above,<br />
Yukuharu&nbsp;no &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Departing&nbsp;Spring&#39;s<br />
Shiripeta&nbsp;harau&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Buttocks&nbsp;are&nbsp;brushed
Yosa Buson (Japanese (culture or style))
Broom, Poems, and Poets
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1969/2.24
Chinese ink painting on a fan with drawings on the front and a poem on the back.
Wang Mengbai
Pair of Mandarin Ducks (Fan)
1915 – 1925
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
2011/2.189
A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.<br />
Inscription: &ldquo;sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).&rdquo;
Chang Ku-nien
Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 2)
1967
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.104.2
This L-shaped composition uses soft yet bright colors to depict a curving road through rolling green mountains covered with the varing red tones of autumn trees.  A solitary figure sits in a pavillion, and the scene is obscured by wisps of white clouds.
Chang Ku-nien
Solitary Leisure in a Quiet Pavilion
1974
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.108

Chang Ku-nien
Hearing the Sound of a Distant Bell
1973
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.122
Cloudy mountain scene with calligrapic text in the upper right corner.
Chang Ku-nien
White Clouds
1972
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.126
A rock dominates the image, with orchids and grasses growing next to it.  Calligraphic text accompanies the image, places above the rock, with three seals.
Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong;Liu Yen-tau;Chang Ku-nien
Orchid and Rock
1975 – 1999
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.131
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 - 5
1965
Gift of Ted and Syauchen Baker
2006/1.140
Two men rafting in the waves of River Nu.<br />
Chang Ku-nien
Spring Warms River Nu
1971
Gift of Ted and Syauchen Baker
2006/1.144
A scholar in the mountains leans on rocks under a tree and stares into the distance. The pine tree is a metaphor for a man of integrity. He is contemplating over the sound of the waterfall.
Feng Chaoran (Feng Chao-an)
Scholar by a Mountain Stream
1900 – 1949
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.119
Landscape colored with the bright hues of autumn.  Pavilions are nestled among clouds and mountain forests.  A rustic staircase appears between wisps of clouds and trees, winding up the slope next to waterfalls.
Chang Ku-nien
Red Trees, Blue Mountains
1975
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.135
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