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Zhang Yiqi (active 1st half 16th c.)
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Zhang Yiqi (active 1st half 16th c.)

“Enjoying Winter Scenery”

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
142.0 x 78.0 cm. (56 x 30 3/4 in.)

Inscription:
“Yiqi.”

Artist’s seal:
Shaxian Zhang Yiqi yin

Box inscription:
stating that the painting came from Nanzen-ji in Kyoto

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Anonymous  (early 16th c.)
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Anonymous (early 16th c.)

”Scholar Viewing Moon”

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
24.3 x 23.7 cm. (9 5/8 x 9 3/8 in.)

Two seals: Dongyue (“Eastern Moon”);
the second illegible

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Zhang Lu (ca. 1490-ca. 1563)
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Zhang Lu (ca. 1490-ca. 1563)

“Han Zhongli Converting Lu Dongbin”

Hanging scroll, ink on silk
147.0 x 84.5 cm. (57 7/8 x 33 1/4)

Artist’s inscription:
“Pingshan.”

Artist’s seal:
One, illegible

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Anonymous (16th c.)
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Anonymous (16th c.)

“Budai and Children”

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
43.0 x 53.1 cm. (17 x 21 in.)

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Sheng Yinchang (paintings dated 1612 to 1642)
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Sheng Yinchang (paintings dated 1612 to 1642)

“Elegant Dwelling in Autumn Mountains” 1612

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
91.8 x 36.6 cm. (36 1/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

Inscription:
“The tall trees are luxurious as they trace the rays of the setting sun, autumn splendor is about to mount the robes of the recluse; Wishing in the end to acquire a phrase about the aerial peaks, one must round the rivers, view the bamboo and return.
Painted during a summer day of the year 1612 during the Wanli reign era by Sheng Yinchang.”

Artist’s seal:
Sheng Yinchang yin

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Xie Tianyou (active early 17th c.)
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Xie Tianyou (active early 17th c.)

“Village in the Mountains” 1622

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
139.5 x 41.1 cm. (54 7/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

Inscription:
“During the first lunar month of the year 1622, painted by Xie Tianyou.”

Artist’s seal:
One, illegible

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Ke Yao (early 17th c.)
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Ke Yao (early 17th c.)

“Two Scholars Watching Crane” 1625

Fan painting, ink and color on gold-flecked paper
24.0 x 50.0 cm. (9 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)

Inscription:
“During early spring of the year 1625, Ke Yao.”

Artist’s seal:
One, illegible

Recent provenance:
Sherman Lee, Chapel Hill
Mayuyama & Co., Tokyo (1993)

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Shao Mi (1592?-1642)
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Shao Mi (1592?-1642)

“The Filial Liu Mourning his Parents” 1631

Handscroll, ink on paper
28.0 x 87.5 cm. (11 x 34 1/2 in.)

Inscription:
“During the year 1631 of the Chongzhen reign era, Shao Mi of Changzhou (Suzhou) painted this ‘Dwelling of the Grave’ picture for the filial son Liu Shuyou at Guachou.”

Artist’s seals:
Guachou; Shao Mi siyin; Sengmi

Recorded:
Zhang Dayong: Ziyi yuezhai shuhualu (1832), ch. 9, pp. 25-26.

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