Study under Moonlight

Artist: Nie Ou (Chinese ; b. 1948)

Culture: Chinese
Date: 1989
Dimensions:
9 1/16 x 50 3/8 in. (23 x 128 cm)
Classification: EASTERN
Credit Line: Gift of Red Rock Studio, Hong Kong, A Williams Alumnus
Object number: M.2007.20.6
Inscribed: (Right to Left): After the rain,/ the empty mountain/ at dusk/ is full of autumn air./ A bright moon/ shines between the pines;/ The clear spring water/ glides over the rocks./ Bamboo leaves rustling —/ the washer-girls bound home./ Water lilies swaying —/ a fisher-boat goes down./ Never mind that/ spring plants are no longer green./ I am here to stay/ my noble friends!/ AN AUTUMN EVENING IN THE MOUNTAINS by Wang Wei in Tang Dynasty/ Nie Ou inscribed and painted Studying under Moonlight/ [two seals]: Both Seals are the artist’ s name.
Terms
  • female artist
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