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Poem for the painting "Sunset over the Jin and Jiao Mountains"‘

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Poem for the painting "Sunset over the Jin and Jiao Mountains"‘

1521

Wen Zhengming

Chinese, 1470-1559

Ink on paper
Overall: 15 3/16 x 454 1/2 in. (38.5 x 1154.5 cm)
(1) Front inscription paper: 36.4 cm (h) x 95.1 cm (w);
(2) Calligraphy proper: 36.4 cm (h) x 442.6 cm (w);
(3) Colophon paper: 36.4 cm (h) x 356.4 cm (w)
Purchased in honor of Jay Xu and Jennifer Chen with funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Art Acquisition Fund Anonymous, Mimi and Bill Gates, the Asian Art Council, Jeffrey and Susan Brotman, Lyn and Gerald Grinstein, Jane and David Davis, Christine Y. Nicolov, David and Daphne Tang, Griffith and Patricia Way, Gail Joice, Winifred and Ven Lee, Julie Emerson, Phil Stoiber, Scotty Ray, Albert and Angelina Yen, Mike McCafferty, SAM Volunteers Association, John Stevenson, Sheila Farr, Julie Creahan, Nancy Curtis, and Steve Erickson
2003.1
Provenance: Wang Bingtao王秉韬 (d. 1802); He Shaoye 何紹業 (1799-1839); Li Shixiu 李識脩(1861–1930); Chang Ch’ung-Ho Frankel 張充和 (born 1913)
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
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Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Luminous: The Art of Asia, October 13, 2011 – January 8, 2012.

Tokyo, Japan, Suntory Museum of Art, Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art From the Seattle Art Museum, July 25 – September 6, 2009; Tour Schedule: Kobe City Museum, September 19 – December 6, 2009; Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, December 23, 2009 – February 28, 2010; MOA Museum of Art, March 13 – May 9, 2010; Fukuoka Art Museum, May 23 – July 19, 2010.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Chinese Art: A Seattle Perspective, December 22, 2007 – July 26, 2009 (12/22/2007 – 7/26/2009).

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, April 6 and June 27; The University Art Museum, Berkeley, California, September 20 and November 27, 1977, Traces of the Brush: Studies in Chinese Calligraphy.

Published ReferencesFu Shen, Traces of the Brush Studies in Chinese Calligraphy, New Haven, Conn., 1977, cat. 51.

Bai Qianshen, “Ch’ung-ho Chang and her calligraphy collection,” Calligraphy, June 11, 2001.

Bai Qianshen, “Ch’ung-ho Chang’s collection of contemporary Chinese literati’s calligraphy,” Connoisseurs, vol. 8 (2002): 41-42.

Kawai, Masatomo, Yasuhiro Nishioka, Yukiko Sirahara, editors, Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art from the Seattle Art Museum, 2009, The Yomiuri Shimbun, cat. # 82.

Waugh, Daniel C. "The Arts of China in Seattle." The Silk Road, vol. 12 (2014): pp. 137-152, reproduced p. 141, fig. 13.

Chen, Guannan. “Xiyatu yishu bowuguan cang zhang chong he shuji ji shou canh ju ou.” Shu Yu Hua Volume 9, no. 276 (September 2015): p. 22-31, reproduced p. 30-31.