Zhu Da / Fish and Rocks / mid-late 1600sZhu Da
Fish and Rocks
mid-late 1600s

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Creator Name: Zhu Da
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1624 - 1705
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Zhu Da
Title: Fish and Rocks
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: 1650
Creation End Date: 1699
Creation Date: mid-late 1600s
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: handscroll, ink on paper
Dimensions: Overall: 29.2cm x 157.4cm
Inscriptions: Artist's inscriptions and 4 seals:A foot and a half from heaven,Only white clouds are moving.Why are yellow flowers painted?"Amidst the clouds" [Yün-chung] is "the city of gold" [Chin-ch'eng].[seal] Pa-ta-shah-jen.In the Twin-wells is water formerly from mid-stream,Above which the bright moon shines and lingers.The two golden carp of the Huang family,Where have they gone, to become dragons?[seal] Pa-ta-shan-jen.Under these thirty-six thousand acres [of lotus]Day and night fish are swimming.Arrived here is a single "yellow cheek,"Ocean tide rises with the soaring notes of the flute.[seal] Pa-ta-shah-jen. [seal, upper right corner] Tsai-fu. trans. WKH5 additional seals: 2 of Chang Ta-ch'ien (20th c.); 1 of Ta-an Chü-shih; 2 unidentified.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1953.247
Credit Line: John L. Severance Fund
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
AMICA ID: CMA_.1953.247
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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