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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Arts of China: A Focus on Ink (Morning, 10/21/16)

  • Scholar's Desk

    Slide Notes

    See how a scholar would have prepared his space to paint or write in Qing dynasty China.

    Details

    Scholar's rock

    18th–19th century

    Medium

    Rock (lingbi) with wooden base

    Classification

    Scholar's objects

    Accession Number

    2001.227

    Collections
    Asia
    On View
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    Description

    Multimedia

  • Nine Dragons

    Slide Notes

    Explore ink paintings in the Song Dynasty gallery.

    Details

    Nine dragons

    dated 1244

    Chen Rong, Chinese, first half of the 13th century

    Dimensions

    Overall: 46.8 x 1496.5 cm (18 7/16 x 589 3/16 in.) Image: 46.2 x 958.4 cm (18 3/16 x 377 5/16 in.)

    Medium

    Ink and color on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    17.1697

    Collections
    Asia More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • A Strong Wind

    Slide Notes

    See how a contemporary Chinese painter trained in calligraphy uses traditional techniques in new ways.

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    Description

    Multimedia