Album of ten landscapes

Album of ten landscapes

Artist: Tu Yüan-li (Chinese)

Culture: Chinese
Date: Ming period (1368-1644)
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 7/8 in. (34.6 x 24.2 x 2.3 cm)
Classification: EASTERN
Credit Line: Selection from the Peterson Collection, Gift of William Bingham II
Object number: 41.15.41
DescriptionHeavy paper folios support each of the ten paintings and a calligraphic text with seals of equal size which face each other across the fold. Each painting is on extremely fragile silk mounted to a silk sheet which is itself mounted to heavier silk which is attached to the paper folio. The album has two folios with gold flecked paper, and wood front and back boards.
Inscribed: calligraphy signed by artist.
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