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The painting is nearly entirely dominated by mountains, yet nestled among them lie two small buildings. Around these structures and near the placement of the viewer are dark plum trees with spiky branches and pink and white blossoms.
Nakabayashi Chikkei
Plum Blossoms at Tsukigase
1833 – 1866
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
1987/1.362
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
1980
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.132
Calligraphy of a poem written in running script and including three artist's seals and the artist's signature.
Shitao (Shih-t'ao)
Ode on a Wanli-era Imperial Brush
1705
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1965/2.75
A rock rises above the earth, and branches of bamboo mimic the gentle curve of its shape. Grasses grow below. Two lines of calligraphic text are written verticalley on the left side of the painting.
Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong
Bamboo and Rock
1960 – 1975
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.134
The branches of a plum tree stretch skyward, skillfully utilizing the vertical space of this hanging scroll. Black dots are used as accents along the branches, making them look knotted and full of texture. These heavy features are offset by the delicate depiction of plum blossoms. Calligraphic text is in the upper right corner, with two seals.
Li Jishou
Plum Blossoms, after Jin Nong
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1985/2.28
Hanging scroll with calligraphy and landscape imagery. Three lines of calligraphy adorn the upper left side while opposite is imagery of orchids, grass and a rock.
Ikeno Gyokuran
Orchids and Rock with Calligraphy
early 1750s - early 1780s
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
2006/2.9
In this image of bamboo bent under heavy snow the leaves are depicted with vigorous yet controlled strokes of the brush, while the snow is indicated by surrounding areas of blank paper with dark ink, a traditional technique in monochrome ink painting.
Zhu Sheng (Chu Sheng)
Bamboo in snow
1690
Gift of Dorothy Dunlap Cahill
2002/2.351
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