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


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