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Parting at the Gate of the Capital

A work made of handscroll; ink and color on paper.
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  • A work made of handscroll; ink and color on paper.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1369–1644), 15th century

Artist:

Yao Shou (Chinese, 1423-1495)

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Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Yao Shou

Title

Parting at the Gate of the Capital

Place

China (Artist's nationality)

Date

1423–1495

Medium

Handscroll; ink and color on paper

Inscriptions

Yinshou frontispiece by Wang Jin (15th century) Colophon by Ma Xian (1484 jinshi) Recorded in Lu Xinyuan, Rangliguan Guoyanlu (1892), vol. 13, p.13. Inscription: (tentative translation) Those who part at the capital gate are scholars, There is red pavilion wine, [they] contend for baixue song[name of old song] Evening mountains are boundless, spring trees are drooping, Thinking about friendship and joy we had, hope to meet again at Wucheng. (E.Park 1989)

Credit Line

Gift of Alice Boney

Reference Number

1971.475

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