Painting in National Palace Museum, Ming dynasty part2
Welcome to the National Palace Museum's collection of paintings from the Ming dynasty! Here, you can explore some of the most amazing works of art from this period. We have a variety of different paintings on display here, including T'ao Ku Presenting a Lyric to Ch'in Jo-lan, Spring Dawn in the Han Palace, Flowers and Bamboo, Shady Trees in a Summer Landscape, Ducks Sleeping on a Lotus Bank, After the Line "Idly Watching Children Catch Willow Flowers", Returning Late from a Spring Outing, Plum Blossoms and Wild Bird, and Enjoying Antiquities. These are all important pieces in Chinese history that tell us about how people interacted with each other during this time period. Come take a look at these incredible artifacts today!
1. T'ao Ku Presenting a Lyric to Ch'in Jo-lan
T'ang Yin was a painter from Wu-hsien in China's Jiangsu province. He is considered one of the Four Great Masters of the Ming dynasty.
2. Spring Dawn in the Han Palace
Ch'iu Ying was born into a poor family. He learned the art of painting from Chou Ch'en and became a very skilled painter. This long handscroll work is an imaginary representation of various activities in a Han dynasty palace on a spring dawn.
3. Flowers and Bamboo
Hsu Wei was from Shan-ying, Chekiang and was really good at painting landscapes, figures, flowers and insects, and bamboo and stones. He was really smart and served under the Supervisor of Chekiang. later, he had a mental breakdown and tried to kill himself multiple times.
4. Shady Trees in a Summer Landscape
Tung Ch'i-ch'ang was a native of Hua-t'ing, near Shanghai. He became President of the Board of Rites and was famous as a connoisseur and calligrapher.
5. Ducks Sleeping on a Lotus Bank
Lu Chi was a Chinese painter who was known for his bird-and-flower style paintings. He later developed his own style by combining the "fine-line" and "sketching ideas" techniques. In the Hung-chih era (1488-1505), he was a famous court painter at
6. After the Line "Idly Watching Children Catch Willow Flowers"
Chou Ch'en, also known as Shun-ch'ing, was a landscape painter from Wu-chun in modern Soochow, Kiangsu.
7. Returning Late from a Spring Outing
Tai Chin was a painter from Ch'ien-t'ang who specialized in landscapes and figures. He was recommended for service at court during the Hsuan-te reign, but later dismissed by his fellow painters. Tai Chin returned home and continued to paint, becoming a influential teacher with many students.
8. Plum Blossoms and Wild Bird
Ch'en Hung-shou was a painter who lived during the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties. He was known for his solid forms and drapery lines in figure painting, which revealed the features of Li Kung-lin's (1049-1106) and Chao Meng-fu's (12
9. Enjoying Antiquities
Tu Chin was originally from Tan-t'u (present-day Chen-chiang, Kiangsu), but later moved to Nanking. His style name was Chu-nan, and he was also known as Ch'eng-chu and Ku-k'uang.