Jun 11, 2015

Copy of Zhai Dakun's Landscapes in the Styles of Old Masters

Copy of Zhai Dakun's Landscapes in the Styles of Old Masters


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Tsubaki Chinzan 椿 椿山

(Japanese, 1801–1854)

Album of 10 leaves; ink and color on silk

Overall: 47.7 x 34.6 cm (18 3/4 x 13 5/8 in.); Painting only: 41 x 31.5 cm (16 1/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith 1985.251



As the title of this album suggests, Tsubaki Chinzan painted each of the landscapes included in the album after interpretations of the styles of old masters by Chinese painter Zhai Dakun (翟大坤, active 1730–1804). In addition to the painted compositions, he also copied the inscriptions on Zhai Dakun's paintings.

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