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Xie Guansheng (Hsieh Kuan-sheng)<br>謝觀生<br>(late 18th-early 19th century)
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Xie Guansheng (Hsieh Kuan-sheng)
謝觀生
(late 18th-early 19th century)

“Landscape with Waterfall”

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
145.2 x 41.0 cm. (57 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)

Inscription:
‘One thousand old trees leave little empty ground,
the hundred-foot cataract drains the leaks of heaven.
Painted after lines by Dongpo (Su Shi) by Xie Guansheng, called Tuigu.”

Artist’s seals:
Guansheng yin; Tuigu zhushi

Yang Nianbo (Yang Nien-po) 揚念伯<br>(early 19th century)
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Yang Nianbo (Yang Nien-po) 揚念伯
(early 19th century)

“Landscape after Dong Qichang”

Hanging scroll, ink on paper
135.0 x 30.0 cm. (53 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Inscription:
“In a thatched hut I sing of autumn, taking advantage of a fine evening,
cloudy mountains fill my eyes, illumined by the setting sun;
Poem complete I am happy to meet with guests,
finding my way to the fish dam by the sound of my supporting staff.
Imitating the brush conception of Dong Wenmin (Dong Qichang), Liugu.”

Artist’s seals:
Yang Nianbo yin (“Seal of Yang Nianbo”); Liugu (“Willow Valley”)

Chen Yuanxi (Ch’en Yuan-hsi)  陳元熹<br>(1st half 19th century)
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Chen Yuanxi (Ch’en Yuan-hsi) 陳元熹
(1st half 19th century)

“Landscapes” 1851

Pair of hanging scrolls, ink on silk
Each 102.5 x 30.7 cm. (40 3/8 x 12 1/8 in.)

Artist’s seals:
Cangzhu mingshan quanzhi qiren (“Having collected all the famous mountains, I transmit them to people”); Huaxia wo (“Sleeping beneath flowers”); Jieyou shi (“Bordered by rocks”)

 

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Wu Zifu 吳目竽<br>(19th century)
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Wu Zifu 吳目竽
(19th century)

“Scholar’s Retreat”

Hanging scroll, ink on silk
161.3 x 42.0 cm. (63 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)

Inscription:
“The brushwork of Meihua daoren (Wu Zhen), followed here by Wanhua,
the Old Fish in the Stream, Zifou.”
梅花道人画法 浣華谿老漁自孚擬之

Artist’s seals:
Wu Zifou「呉自孚]; Wanhua「浣?」

Collector’s seal:
One, partially illegible

Zhu Angzhi (Chu Ang-chih) 朱昂之<br>(1764-1842 or later)
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Zhu Angzhi (Chu Ang-chih) 朱昂之
(1764-1842 or later)

“Enjoying One’s Will”

Handscroll, ink and color on paper
26.8 x 135.0 cm. (10 1/2 x 53 1/8 in.)

Inscription:
“The Retired Scholar Xingyan wrote out the ‘Essay on Enjoying One’s Will’ for Master Lingbo
and asked Angzhi to add a picture.”

Artist’s seal:
Angzhi

Kushiro Unsen 釧雲泉<br>(1753-1827)
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Kushiro Unsen 釧雲泉
(1753-1827)

“Mountain Recluses” 1792

Hanging scroll, ink on paper
161.9 x 40.0 cm. (63 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)

Inscription:
“On the twenty-third day of the second month of the year 1792 during the Kansei era, painted after drinking while at a feast at Kikyu’s Green Bamboo Dwelling, Unsen.”

Artist’s seals:
Taishu; Seisen (“Listening Immortal”)

 

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Tanke Gessen 丹家月僊<br>(1721-1809)
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Tanke Gessen 丹家月僊
(1721-1809)

“Herdsman Returning Home in the Mountains”

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
127.5 x 50.0 cm. (50 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

Inscription:
“Gessen.”

Artist’s seals:
Jakusho; Gessen

 

 

(*For more information, please download the PDF found below)

Aoki Shukuya 青木夙夜<br>(1737-1802)
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Aoki Shukuya 青木夙夜
(1737-1802)

“Landscape in Autumn” 1802

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
121.4 x 39.7 cm. (47 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.)

Inscription:
“On an autumn day of the year 1802, painted by Shukuya.”

Artist’s seals:
Shukuya; Shoshu Sanbo

Provenance:
Iwasaki collection

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