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Qingming Festival on the River
  • China
  • Qingming Festival on the River, 1600s, Ming dynasty (1368–1644) or Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink, color on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 28.9 x 549 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 3/8 x 216 1/8 in
    Mount Dimensions: 30.2 x 1016 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 11 7/8 x 400 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George A. Colom
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0090
Label Text

Painted handscroll depicts a spring festival held along the banks of a river (identified as the Bian river). Included in the scene are figures, a bridge, boats, and houses.