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Walking through a pine forest in moonlight
1660

Medium
ink and pigments on paper
Measurements
207.2 × 97.6 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
China
Inscription
inscribed in ink (in Chinese characters) (in image) u.r.: (I, Kuncan am now living in the Bull-headed Temple. In the mornings and evenings, I burn incense and recite sutras, but whenever I have some moments of leisure I go up on the mountains to visit places of beauty, as so soon as I have grasped something (i.e. feel inspired) I do a few landscape or write one or two paragraphs of poetry. Thus, I never waste my free time...'
stamped in red ink (in image) u.r.: (artist's seal)
stamped in red ink (in image) (in relief) u.r.: (artist's seal)
stamped in red ink (in image) (in Chinese characters) u.r.: (artist's seal)
Accession Number
AS7-1978
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Westpac Banking Corporation, Founder Benefactor, 1978
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Hanging scroll, painting