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Object Number:85-37-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Sichuan
Jiading
Date Made: 1930's
Early Date: 1930
Late Date: 1939
Section:Asian
Materials:Ink
Rice Paper
Iconography:Dong Yong
Tree
Credit Line:Gift of Anneliese Gutkind-Bulling, 1985
Other Number:5 - Other Number

Description

Dong Yong Attends His Father from Tomb 1 of Shiziwan, Leshan. Possibly a scene from the story of the filial son Dong Yong from the Soushenji. Below a tree on the far left rests an old figure on a wheelbarrow which is Dong Yong’s father with the filial son just to the right, facing him. In the story, Dong Yong carts his father to the side of the field in the shade of a tree and makes a living by hiring himself out as a laborer. The center depicts a social scene of discussion and feasting. The scene on the far right, three figures rest beneath a tree of similar form to the tree on the left. Black ink on rice paper. From Han tomb reliefs.

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