Clouds over the River before Rain

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

Artist:

Shen Zhou, 沈周
Chinese, 1427-1509

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Artist

Shen Zhou

Title

Clouds over the River before Rain

Origin

China

Date

1440–1509

Medium

Handscroll; ink and colors on paper

Inscriptions

Artist’s inscription: 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. Title by Luo Zhenyu 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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