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Chinese Landscape Paintings with Architecture

Vertically oriented. Ink on silk with silk edging. Three figures at a stream in a wooded area.
Zhou Chen
Brewing Tea under Pines by a Stream
ink and color on paper
46 15/16 x 24 5/8 in. (119.2 x 62.4 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
This is a very dense landscape painting. There are waterfalls, clouds, trees and cliffs present in the painting. The colors consist of muted greens and browns. Towards the lower half of the painting, there is a view of an interior with four figures present, three of which are sitting at a low table. There is a staircase on the lower right, with a man standing on it, looking upwards. There is also a house on a cliff towards the upper right of the painting. There is calligraphy in the upper right hand corner, with a red seal. There is another red seal, although a bit faded, in the lower left corner of the image.
Xie Shichen (Hsieh Shih-ch'en)
Summer Retreat
hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk
55 7/8 in x 28 1/2 in (141.92 cm x 72.39 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Chen Guan (Ch'en Kuan)
Landscape
hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
40 9/16 in. x 11 5/16 in. ( 103.1 cm x 28.7 cm )
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon in memory of Pauline Faxon
Wang Hui
Autumn Colors at Mount Yu
ink and color on silk
15 1/2 in. x 8 ft. 1 1/16 in. (39.35 x 246.4 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Wang Yuanqi (Wang Yüan-chöi)
Landscape in the Style of Huang Gongwang
hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
41 15/16 x 22 5/8 in. (106.5 x 57.4 cm)
Museum Purchase
This is a dense but muted landscape painting. The lines are very well defined. The colors consit of muted greens and browns, with a bid of red in some places. There is a river flowing through the center of the painting, running down the landscape and toward the viewer. There is a figure sitting on a gnarled tree-raft towards the bottom left of the painting, with another figure looking upon the scene from the opposite bank of the river. There are ornate buildings present toward the top of the panting. The viewer can see a lone figure in an interior covered by stylized clouds.
Yu Zhiding (Yü Chih-ting); Yu Zhiding (Yü Chih-ting)
A Han Dynasty Envoy Navigating on a Tree-Raft
hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk
5 ft. 3/4 in. x 39 in. (154.15 x 99.06 cm);3 3/4 in. x 4 ft. 2 1/4 in. x 3 3/4 in. (9.53 x 127.64 x 9.37 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Yuan Jiang (Yüan Chiang)
Spring Dawn at the Han Dynasty Palace
ink and color on silk
58 13/16 in x 43 7/16 in (149.38 cm x 110.33 cm);4 3/4 in x 53 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in (12.07 cm x 135.26 cm x 12.07 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
The piece includes a large title section, landscape image of the garden,<br />
two seals of the artist, and a portion of calligraphic text.<br />
The text reads: &quot;The Small Cloud Dwelling occupies a corner of Mr. Dingfu&#39;s Green Surrounded Mountain Villa in Nanxun. His respected wife, Lady Pang, used to meditate and chant sutras there&hellip; In the 8th month, fall of 1909, Lu Hui completed this painting &hellip;&quot;
Lu Hui
The Small Cloud Dwelling

Handscroll, ink and color on paper
10 ⅛ in x 58 11/16 in (25.72 cm x 149.07 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

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