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山水四 Shanshui si (Landscape IV)
  • Ding Yanyong
    born: Mouming, Guangdong province, China ; died: Hong Kong (present-day Hong Kong, China) ; active: Hong Kong (present-day Hong Kong, China)
  • 山水四 Shanshui si (Landscape IV), 1973
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink, color on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 70 x 36 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27 1/2 x 14 1/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 164 x 43.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 64 9/16 x 17 1/8 in
    Roller Dimensions: 20 x 1 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Ssu-ch'uan-ko Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0353
Label Text

Landscape in loosely described. There is a large pine tree in the foreground and a man by a house in the middle ground. In the distance are two people and a house, flag poll and tree, and further beyond this is a boat and horizon formed by the silhouette of distant mountains. Peach, yellow and grey-blue pigments are subtly used throughout the painting, often being applied in moist patches.