University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 35-5-158
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 1879
Early Date: 1879
Late Date: 1879
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Ink
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Fungi
Rocks
Credit Line:Purchased from S. Matsumoto, 1935

Description

Woodblock print. Illustration from the "Ten Bamboo Studio Manual of Calligraphy and Painting (Shizhuzhai shuhua pu)" a manual for artists, first printed circa 1633 by Hu Zhengyan (1582 - 1672). After Hu Zhengyan's "Lingzhi Fungus amidst Grass and Rocks". Signed "Hu Zhengyan xie". Prints 35-5-97 to 35-5-195 are from an edition printed in 1879. Fungi growing out of ground among rocks. Inscription of 4 characters above. 3 color.


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