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Clouds over the River before Rain 溪雲欲雨圖卷

A work made of handscroll; ink and colors on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of handscroll; ink and colors on paper.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1369–1644), dated 1504 明朝

Artist:

Shen Zhou, 沈周
Chinese, 1427-1509

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Asian Art

Artist

Shen Zhou

Title

Clouds over the River before Rain 溪雲欲雨圖卷

Origin

China

Date

1440–1509

Medium

Handscroll; ink and colors on paper

Inscriptions

Frontispiece (引首) by Luo Zhenyu 羅振玉: 石田老人溪雲欲雨圖卷 石渠寶笈三編著錄己未春羅振玉謹署題 Seals: 上虞羅氏,振玉印信 Inscription on Painting: 溪雲欲雨圖 弘治甲子仲夏四日長洲沈周画 [Clouds over the river before rain; on the fourth day of the fifth month in the year jiazi of the Hongzhi reign (1504), painted by Shen Zhou]. Artist's Seal:启南, Collectors' Seal: 嘉慶御覽之寶,石渠寶笈,寶笈三編,吳沈氏有竹莊圖書,嘉慶鑑賞,三希堂精鑑璽,宜子孫. Colophons by Nagao Kô (1846-1942 ) and Naitô Tora (1886-1934) [see CMA Mi Youren handscroll, 33.220]

Dimensions

13.7 × 319 in.

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment Fund

Reference Number

1961.224

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