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Temple on a Cliff
  • Zhang Daqian
    born: Neijiang, Sichuan province, China ; died: Taipei, Taiwan ; active: Taiwan, China, United States
  • Temple on a Cliff, 1967
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 60 x 45.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23 5/8 x 17 3/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 30 7/8 x 24 7/8 in
  • Gift of Arthur S. Johnson and Helen Marcy Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0019
Label Text

A huge cliff occupies most of picture plane. The tops of houses can be seen on the left and right side, near the top of the mountain. There is a small bridge and tree branches in the lower right corner. On gold paper.