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21. Scholar
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
In this painting, a scholar is shown seated on a lounge bed in deep thought. He holds a brush as if taking a rest from his studies or as is about ready to write something. At his side, a servant is pouring ...
22. Remote View of Streams and Hills
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
Hsia Kuei (style name Yü-yü) is a representative painter of the Southern Sung (1127-1279) court. He is frequently paired with another renowned member of the painting academy, ......  ...
23. Kuan-Yin of a Thousand Arms and Eyes
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
Kuan-yin (known in Sanskrit as Avalokitesvara) is the bodhisattva of mercy and compassion in Buddhism. A common figure in Buddhist art, the representation here differs from the one with one head and two ...
24. Waiting for Guests by Lamplight
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
Ma Lin was born into a family from Ho-chung, Shansi (now modern Yung-chi County) that had moved to Ch'ien-t'ang (Hangchow). The Ma family included many who served the court as painters, ......
25. Lohan
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
Liu Sung-nien, a native of Ch'ien-t'ang (modern Hangchow), served during the Ch'un-hsi era (1174-1189) as Student in the Painting Academy and in the following Shao-hsi era (1190-1194) was made Painter-in-Attendance. ...
26. Children at Play in an Autumnal Garden
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
Su Han-ch'en was a native of K'ai-feng, Honan, who specialized in painting Buddhist and Taoist figures. During the Hsüan-ho era (1119-1125) under Emperor Hui-tsung of the Northern Sung, he was a Painter-in-Attendance ...
27. Blue Magpie and Thorny Shrubs
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
Huang Chü-ts'ai (style name Po-luan), a native of Szechwan province, was the son of the famous bird-and-flower painter Huang Ch'üan. He followed in his father's style of outlining forms with thin brushstrokes ...
28. Wind in Pines Among a Myriad Valleys
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
... year [1124] of the Hsüan-ho Reign of the Great Sung." Here, Li T'ang has portrayed the rugged, powerful features of a mountainous scene. .....  ...
29. Early Spring
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
This work, done in 1072, is Kuo's most famous masterpiece. He entitled it "Early Spring," and, accordingly, auspicious clouds on an early spring day appear enveloping the landscape after just ...
30. Magpies and Hare
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
This painting depicts two magpies crying out at a solitary hare. The magpie, relative of the crow, is known for its ingenuity, gregarious nature, and tenacious protection of its territory from intruders. ...
31. Travelers Among Mountains and Streams
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,painting,National Palace Museum)
Fan K'uan, a native of Hua-yüan (modern Yao-hsien) in Shensi province, often traveled the area between the capital and Loyang. Although he was known for his magnanimous character, straightforward personality, ...
32. New Revised Imprint of Tu Fus Poetry with Annotations
(Matching tags: Sung dynasty,poetry,Tang dynasty,Tu Fu,National Palace Museum)
Tu Fu (712-770) was one of the greatest poets in Chinese history. Witnessing the An Lu-shan rebellion and the restoration of imperial rule in the mid-8th century, he lived through one of the most tumultuous ...
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