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Creator Name: Chia-Sui, Ch'eng
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Role: painter
Creator Dates/Places: 1565 - 1644
Creator Name-CRT: Ch'eng Chia-Sui
Title: Lofty Pines and Great Rock
Creation Start Date: 1639
Creation End Date: 1639
Creation Date: 1639
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Hanging Scroll
Materials and Techniques: ink on paper
Dimensions: H.62-3/8 x W.24-7/8 in. (overall, without roller)
Inscriptions: STAMPS; INSCRIPTION; TAG
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 98.168
Credit Line: Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Cheng Chia-sui was a landscape painter and amateur literatus from Anhui province. Stylistically, he is seen as an extension of the Anhui school and is included in the group of artists known as the Nine Friends of Painting of the late Ming dynasty. Pine and rocks were constant themes of literati painters. Symbolic of strength, endurance, and longevity, they reflected scholarly virtue. This painting is entitled Ch'iao-sung p'an-shih t'u (Picture of Lofty Pines and Stable Rock). The name and subject are a symbolic rebus for longevity (ch'iao-sung) and endurance (p'an-shih).
AMICA ID: MIA_.98.168
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights:
? The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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