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Planting Fragrant Fungus at the Tiaozhou'an

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


Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1627 (?)


Attributed to Chen Guan
Chinese, 1563-1639

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Arts of Asia


Chen Guan


Planting Fragrant Fungus at the Tiaozhou'an


China (Artist's nationality:)

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Hanging scroll; ink and light color on paper


Title Signed by artisit, In 1627, dedicated to Chen Jyru (1558-1639) for his 70th birthday. Inscription by Dong Qichang Chen Poshih (the artist)is an old painting master from Wu. He does not perpetuate the customary style of Wu. This painting is in style of Zhao Mengfu's famous painting, "Autumn Color on Mt. Chue and Mt. Hua". Elegant, rich, and observing the law of painting, it must be praised as marvelous. Collector's seals


109.7 × 47.7 cm (43 1/4 × 18 13/16 in.)

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Robert Allerton Endowment Fund

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