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Waterfall Beyond the Clouds
  • Zhang Mingzi
    born 1950
    active: China
  • Waterfall Beyond the Clouds, circa 1980
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink, color on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 95 x 58 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 220 x 74 cm
    Roller Dimensions: 33 1/4 x 1 5/8 in
  • Gift of Yao-wen and Chu-tsing Li
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0124

Rocky mountains on the bottom. Small pavilion on the bottom right. Waterfall falling from the mountain gorges on top.

Calligraphy translation:

There are some famous mountains in Xiqiao Mountain in Southern Guangdong. According to woodcutter, there are some sites such as Baiyundong, Shiyanyan, Tumingyan, and Yanhu Confucian Academy. But the most famous one is Yunwaipu (Waterfall Beyond the Clouds), since the waterfall is falling down thousand chi. Recorded by Mingzi.