Aged Pine

Aged Pine


Nakayama Kōyō 中山 高陽

(Japanese, 1717-1780)

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

Image: 89.8 x 28 cm (35 3/8 x 11 in.); Overall: 162.5 x 40.7 cm (64 x 16 in.)

The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith 1985.267



The ancient pine is an admired subject in Asian painting and symbolizes the desirable human qualities of wisdom and solid moral character.

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