Visualization of the poem, 'Lake, Mountain, Willow Tree and Mist'Artist(s)Nukina KaiokuObject Creation Dateearly 19th century - mid 19th centuryMedium & Supporthanging scroll, ink and color on satinDimensions
56 3/8 in. x 19 in. ( 143.2 cm x 48.3 cm )Credit LineMuseum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut SternLabel copy
Inscription by the artist: text of poem, followed by signature "Sûô". 3 seals of the artist.Subject matter
This painting is in the Nanga style which is reminiscent of a Chinese style "unpolished" painting. it is characterized by a more rough and expressive form of painting natural scenes. The writing in the upper right appears to be a poem 'Lake, Mountain, Willow Tree and Mist'. Physical Description
Painted on a hanging scroll, containing imagery of mountains, buildings, trails, trees, a lake, and an inscription in the upper right corner. The trees are painted in green ink while the rest is in black ink. The inscription has three red stamps with one on the upper right and two following on the left. The painting has three main sections. The bottom section has trees, rocks, 5 buildings, and a small bridge on the right. Between the first and second sections appears to be a lake. The second section in the middle has trees, rocks, and more buildings. Between the second and third sections appears to be fog. In the third upper section is three mountain peaks topped with trees and a mountain is shown behind them. The inscription above is 6 lines of vertical writing. Primary Object Classification Painting Primary Object Typehanging scrollCollection AreaAsianRights
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