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Creator Name: Daoji
Creator Nationality: Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1642 - 1707
Creator Name-CRT: Daoji
Title: Reminiscences of the Qin Huai River
Title Type: Primary
Title: Reminiscences of Ch'in-huai River
Title Type: alternate
Creation Start Date: 1642
Creation End Date: 1707
Creation Date: 1642-1707
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: Eight-leaf album, ink and color on paper
Dimensions: Image: 25.5cm x 20.2cm, Overall: 33cm x 24.3cm
Inscriptions: Artist's signature and 2 seals on leaf C: Ta-ti-tsun-che, Chi [seals] Yüan-chi; Shih-t'ao.Artist's inscription, signature, and 2 seals on leaf H:Along the river with its forty-nine bends,I search for the remains of the Six Dynasties along the Ch'in-huai.Who walks in wooden clogs after the snow has cleared on the East MountainAnd composes poems while the wind roars through the west chasm?One must sympathize with the plum tree's lonely state, forever without companions,Its branches proudly stand, with only a few remaining.Blanketing the ground with fallen flowers while spring is not yet over,The plum's sour pit, now still small as a pea, causes men to ponder.Mr. Chung-pin sent me at Chen-chou eight pieces of Sung paper and asked for a painting. I recall the Ch'in-huai region where long ago we got together to search for plum blossoms, so I paint this and ask for his instruction. Ch'ing-hsiang Shih-t'ao Chi tao-jen [seals] Yüan-chi; Shih-t'ao. 12 artist's seals, 2 on each of the remaining 6 leaves: Shih-t'ao; Yüan-chi. trans. LYSL/HK/WKH2 colophons and 15 additional seals: 1 colophon, dated 1937, and 1 seal of Wu Hua-yüan; 1 colophon, dated 1938, and 2 seals of Wu hu-fan; 1 seal of Wang Chi-ch'ien (20th c.); 11 seals unidentified.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1966.31
Credit Line: John L. Severance Fund
Provenance: (C.C. Wang, New York).
AMICA ID: CMA_.1966.31
AMICA Library Year: 2001
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