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Hanging Scroll Depicting a Landscape

Auction: Discovery - 3009T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 17, 2017 10:00AM


Hanging Scroll Depicting a Landscape, China, in the manner of Gu Fang (c. 1690-1730), a pastoral scene with fields, trees, huts, figures and mountains, inscribed "after the brush method of Zhao Lingrang's Summer Mist Along the River Scenery (Song Dynasty)," with a Tang Dynasty's poem of rural life "in the vast field, white egrets are flying; on the shaded forest trees, yellow orioles are singing," signed by "gu fang," with two seals of the artist "gu fang si yin" and "jiu feng shan ren," ink and color on silk, 65 x 21 in.
Estimate $400-600

some wear and tear of the silk material, a small broken slot on the upper right of the painting

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Song Dynasty, China