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Scholar by lotus pond under a pine tree

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Provenance

May, 1912, purchased in Beijing by Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 - d. 1913) for the MFA. (Accession Date: September 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese, Southern Song dynasty, First half of the 13th century

  • Formerly attributed to Liu Songnian, Chinese, about 1150–after 1225
Dimensions

Overall: 177.3 x 96.1cm (69 13/16 x 37 13/16in.)

Accession Number

12.885

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on silk

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings