follower of Chang Lu; Ming dynasty / A Poet Contemplating a Waterfall / about 1525follower of Chang Lu; Ming dynasty
A Poet Contemplating a Waterfall
about 1525

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Creator Name: Lu, Chang
Creator Qualifier: Follower of
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese; Chechiang
Creator Dates/Places: 1464 - 1538
Creator Name-CRT: follower of Chang Lu; Ming dynasty
Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Name-CRT: Che School
Title: A Poet Contemplating a Waterfall
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1523
Creation End Date: 1527
Creation Date: about 1525
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: ink, light colors on silk
Dimensions: H.65-1/2 x W.40-1/2 in.
Inscriptions: SIGNATURE
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 62.70.9
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Alice O'Brien

Chang Lu, also called T'ien-ch'ih and Ping-shan, was born in the northern city of Kaiteng. He is classified as a Che school painter, a school founded by Tai Chin who revitalized the simplified compositions, graded washes and vigorous brushwork of the earlier Southern Sung artists Ma Yuan (active 1189-1225) and Hsia Kuei (active 1180-1224). Chang Lu took greater interest in broad decorative effect, arrested movement and rough brushwork than did earlier Che school masters. Because of his "coarse manner," Chang was placed by later critics in the "mad and depraved" group of the Che school.

With a spontaneous brush, Chang has masterfully recorded an impression of a given moment in time.

AMICA ID: MIA_.62.70.9
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: ? The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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