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Album of Landscape Paintings Illustrating Old Poems: Boy Tending a Water Buffalo

Album of Landscape Paintings Illustrating Old Poems: Boy Tending a Water Buffalo

1745

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Hua Yan 華喦

(Chinese, 1682–c. 1765)

Album leaf; ink and light color on paper

Image: 11.2 x 13.1 cm (4 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Album, closed: 15 x 18.5 cm (5 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial Fund 1982.68.12

Did you know?

Tending water buffalos has traditionally been the task of young boys and can still be seen in rural areas of Southern China today.

Description

Hua Yan is one of the Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou, who rejected Orthodox ideas about painting.

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