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The first panel depicts 5 individuals. The oldest person is centered in the middle with two younger people above him, with the one on the right holding what appears to be a cane or stick. The old man looks to be carrying the two individuals. Below him are much younger individuals both appearing to hang onto the older individual. The one on the left is grabbing his leg while the right individual appears to grab his midsection. In the left corner is a pot fallen on its side. The upper left includes an inscription in black and red ink.&nbsp;<br />
The second panel is of 2 individuals, one appearing to paint on a piece of pottery while the other individual watches.&nbsp;<br />
The third panel shows a plum tree with a small red inscription on the left.<br />
The fourth panel is of bamboo with a small inscription in red ink to the bottom right.&nbsp;<br />
The fifth panel depicts a pine tree with a faint mountain in the background.<br />
The sixth panel depicts one man with a bun and an inscription on the uppe
Ikeno Taiga
Scholarly Occupations and The Three Friends (Pine, Plum, Bamboo)
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1961/1.174
&quot;The&nbsp;panels&nbsp;of&nbsp;these&nbsp;screens&nbsp;alternate&nbsp;human&nbsp;figures&nbsp;and plants.&nbsp;The&nbsp;figures&nbsp;illustrate&nbsp;various&nbsp;activities&nbsp;of&nbsp;the scholar&#39;s&nbsp;life.&quot;<br />
On the first panel of the right screen, &quot;a rotund scholar&nbsp;sits&nbsp;on&nbsp;the&nbsp;ground&nbsp;viewing&nbsp;the&nbsp;waterfall&nbsp;described&nbsp;in the&nbsp;poem [&quot;Requesting&nbsp;Ts&#39;ui&nbsp;Shan-jen&#39;s Painting&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;Waterfall&nbsp;at&nbsp;the&nbsp;Thousand-foot&nbsp;Cliff&quot; by Li Po], while&nbsp;his&nbsp;young&nbsp;assistant, who&nbsp;is&nbsp;holding&nbsp;the&nbsp;painting&nbsp;up&nbsp;on&nbsp;a&nbsp;rod,&nbsp;peeps&nbsp;around&nbsp;the&nbsp;edge&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;scroll. &quot;<br />
&quot;The&nbsp;next&nbsp;panel&nbsp;has&nbsp;a&nbsp;bold&nbsp;composition&nbsp;of&nbsp;flowering&nbsp;plum branches.&nbsp;The&nbsp;wide&nbsp;brush&nbsp;strokes&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;limbs&nbsp;are&nbsp;typical&nbsp;of Taiga&#39;s&nbsp;technique&nbsp
Ikeno Taiga
Scholarly Occupations and The Three Friends (Pine, Plum, Bamboo)
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1961/1.175
This is a painting of chrysanthemums on a two-fold screen. The paper is sprinkled with gold and the flowers are painted in ink and light color. The flowers come out of the corners and edges of the screen and spread into the center of the screen. There is a lot of negative space filled in by the gold in the background. A signature is in the middle followed by two seals. There is a third seal in the center of the other screen.&nbsp;
Ikeno Taiga
Orchids and Chrysanthemums
18th century
Given in memory of Calvin L. French by Fina and John E. Bardach
1986/2.10
This lightly colored landscape features figures standing on a covered bridge enjoying the distant waterfall. To the left of the painting, there are trees with rocks scattered&nbsp;around on the ground. In the&nbsp;distance, there are mountains that contain a little greenery. The waterfall comes out of these mountains and empties into a river; mist formes from this. In the top left corner of the painting, there is a signature.
Ikeno Taiga;Ikeno Gyokuran
Mountain Landscape
1725 – 1775
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1983/1.354
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