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The Plum Blossom Studio in the style of Li Cheng

A work made of hanging scroll; ink and light colors on paper.
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  • A work made of hanging scroll; ink and light colors on paper.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), late 17th century

Artist:

Mei Chong
Chinese, 1623-1697

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Mei Chong

Title

The Plum Blossom Studio in the style of Li Cheng

Place

China (Artist's nationality:)

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1685–1695

Medium

Hanging scroll; ink and light colors on paper

Inscriptions

Artist’s inscription: Release cranes, open a book, and raise a wine-cup, Plum blossom on the tree shine upon the grass hut. Ink is splashed in the room, Writing a new poem, every letter is fragrant. After the “Plum Blossom Studio” by Li Yingqiu [Li Cheng] Chong. (Eun-wha Park, 1989) Seals Maochong zhiyin; intaglio, square. Peiyi; intaglio, square. One unidentified seal. 7 collector’s seals. (Eun-wha Park, 1989)

Dimensions

180.3 × 47 cm (71 × 18 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Bertha Evans Brown Fund

Reference Number

1969.700

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