University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleWinter Landscape
Object Number: C132
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Winter
Landscape
Height: 190.5cm
Width: 107.95cm
Credit Line:Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company, 1916
Other NumberGETZ 59 - Other Number

Description

Winter Landscape. Artist unknown. Great rocks of strange form tower above a snow covered valley, and below, on the edge of a lake, may be seen a group of pavilions built on piles in the shallow water. The snow lies heavy on thier roofs. Two fisherman have drawn near in their boat and are offering their catch to a philosopher who stands in one of the pavilions. In the foreground an old pine tree spreads its snowy branches above the lake. In the Zhe school style.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 36, No. 20View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 197 no.59View Objects cited in this Publication

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