Wang Mian / A Prunus in the Moonlight / 14th centuryWang Mian
A Prunus in the Moonlight
14th century

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Creator Name: Wang Mian
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1287 - 1359
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Wang Mian
Title: A Prunus in the Moonlight
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1300
Creation End Date: 1400
Creation Date: 14th century
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: hanging scroll, ink on silk
Dimensions: Image: 164.5cm x 94.5cm
Inscriptions: Artist's inscription, signature, and 2 seals:The full moon appears at the break of the sea of clouds,The single crane is flying high before the night is gone.Above the lake, the air is filled with the music of the flute and Pan-pipe,And the "jade lady" is leaning against the railing with a smile.Shan-nung, Wang Y√ľan-chang. [seals] Chu chai t'u-shu; Fang-wai ssu-ma.8 additional seals: 6 of the Ch'ien-lung emperor (r. 1736-95); 2 of Tung Kao (1740-1818).WKH
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1974.26
Credit Line: Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund
Provenance: Yasuda Family (chief retainer of Asano Family)
AMICA ID: CMA_.1974.26
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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