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Medium
ink and pigments on paper
Measurements
211.8 × 100.0 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
China
Inscription
inscribed in brush and ink (in Chinese characters) (in image) u.r.: (During the fourth lunar month of the year 1676, done in emulation of the brushwork of Zhao Wermin (Zhao Mengfu) / (Wang Jian)
stamped in red ink (in Chinese characters) (in image) u.r.: (Yuan Zhao seal of the artist's the other name) / Wan Jian zhi yin
inscribed in brush and ink (in Chinese characters) (in image) u.l.: (In painting, Lianzhou (Wang Jian) seeks for richness and hence follows various Song and Yuan masters. While he is marvellous in all these styles, his paintings inspired by painting has the completeness of antiquity and is imbued with a profound beauty...truly the masterwork of his entire life. Looking at it, I am overcome and sigh with admiration) / (inscribed by the old man of Xilu, Wang Shimin)
stamped in red ink (in Chinese characters) (in image) u.l.: Wang Shimin yin / Xitian Yilao (Wang Shimin's seals)
stamped in red ink (in Chinese characters) (in image) l.r.: Yanshan Honren / Ranxiangan Zhu (seals of the artist's the other names)
Accession Number
AS10-1991
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1991
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Gallery location
Level 1, NGV International