Leaping Carp

Leaping Carp



Liu Jie 劉節

(Chinese, c. 1447-1520s)

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk

Image: 140.5 x 83.7 cm (55 5/16 x 32 15/16 in.); Overall: 226 x 101.2 cm (89 x 39 13/16 in.); with knobs: 226 x 109.5 cm (89 x 43 1/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1977.55


Fun Fact

The clusters of geometric leaves painted with mineral pigments are likely water caltrap.

See also
Chinese Art
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