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Quiet Hamlet
  • Yi Fujiu
    1698–after 1747
    born: Wuxian (present-day Suzhou), Jiangsu province, China ; active: China
  • Quiet Hamlet, early 1700s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink, color on paper
  • Mount Dimensions: 115.5 x 35.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 30.4 x 34.2 cm
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Hutchinson
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0104
Label Text

Three trees in bottom left. Hills with village on middle ground. In light colors.

Calligraphy translation: No one else knows the joy of fishing,
And so, let the river remain empty,
free of boats.