Other Painting in National Palace Museum
Welcome to the National Palace Museum's collection of paintings from the Song dynasty! Here you will find a wide range of works by some of China's most talented artists, including Pasturing Horses, A Palace Concert, Herd of Deer in an Autumnal Grove, Early Snow on the River, Storied Mountains and Dense Forests and The Red Cliff. These pieces provide us with a unique insight into Chinese culture during this period, and are sure to captivate younger grade-schoolers. Come take a look at these incredible artifacts today!
1. Pasturing Horses
This work, the third leaf in the album "Collected Treasures of Famous Paintings," shows a groom riding on a white horse side-by-side leading a black steed. On the painting is an inscription by the Song dynasty emperor Huizong (1082-1135) that reads, "
2. A Palace Concert
This painting shows a group of ladies enjoying a meal and music at a palace concert.
3. Herd of Deer in an Autumnal Grove
This painting is of a bunch of deer hanging out in a forest during Autumn.
4. Early Snow on the River
This painting is a handscroll, which means it unrolls from right to left. It has a description of figures and a landscape.
5. Storied Mountains and Dense Forests
Chu-jan was a painter who followed Li Hou-chu to the newly established Sung dynasty capital of K'ai-feng in 975.
6. The Red Cliff
The painting is unsigned, but the artist is Wu Yuan-chih.