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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

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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