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Whiling away the summer by a lakeside retreat

Summer mist along the lakeshore

dated 1100

Zhao Lingrang, Chinese, late 11th–early 12th century Chinese Colophon by Cai Ang, Chinese, early 16th century Chinese Colophon by Lü Zhuan, Chinese, early 16th century Chinese Colophon by Wang Fengling, Chinese, early 16th century Chinese Colophon by Dong Qichang, Chinese, 1555–1636 Chinese Seal of Qianlong Emperor of the Qing dynasty, Chinese, ruled 1736–1795 Chinese Seal of Xuantong Emperor of the Qing dynasty, Chinese, ruled 1909–1911 Chinese Seal of Jiaqing, Emperor of the Qing dynasty, Chinese, ruled 1796–1820 Chinese Seal of Zhang Yingjia, Chinese Chinese Seal of Wu Ting, Chinese, 1555–after 1626 Chinese Seal of Li Zongkong, Chinese Chinese Seal of Wang Shimin, Chinese, 1592–1680 Chinese Seal of Zhang Ruoqi, Chinese, 17th century Chinese Seal of Huang Junbi, Chinese, 1898–1991 Chinese


Dimensions

19.1 x 161.3 cm (7 1/2 x 63 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.724

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

By 1368, imperial collection of Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368); 1368, confiscated by the early officers of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Dong Qichang (b. 1555 - d. 1636). Emperor Qianlong (b. 1711-d. 1799), Qing Dynasty. 1957, Huang Junbi (b. 1898 - d. 1991); sold by Huang Junbi to Kong-i-Wong (dealer), Los Angeles; 1957, sold by Kong-i-Wong to the MFA for $28,000. (Accession Date: December 12, 1957)

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund