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Landscape: Illustrating a poem of the T'ang period by Chang Chi (Zhang Ji )

Accession Number
1967/2.9

Title
Landscape: Illustrating a poem of the T'ang period by Chang Chi (Zhang Ji )

Artist(s)
Dong Gao (Tung Kao)

Object Creation Date
1780

Medium & Support
hanging scroll, ink and color on silk

Dimensions
35 7/8 in. x 24 in. ( 91.1 cm x 61 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Esson M. Gale presented in memory of her husband, Dr. Esson M. Gale

Subject matter
A landscape illustrating the Tang period poem of Chang Chi

Physical Description
Chang Chi's poem lies in the upper right corner, just above a distant castle or other elegant building. In the foreground, mountains and trees arch over a wandering blue river and stretches of wispy clouds.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Primary Object Type
hanging scroll

Additional Object Classification(s)
Painting

Rights
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Keywords
Landscapes
calligraphy (process)
hanging scrolls
ink
landscapes (environments)
poems

2 Related Resources

Celestial bodies
(Part of: Natural World)
Ink and Realisms
(Part of: Artist Associations and Art Movements)

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