Painting in National Palace Museum, Yuan dynasty part2
Welcome to the National Palace Museum's collection of paintings from the Yuan dynasty! These incredible works of art are a testament to the skill and creativity of Chinese artists during this period. Here you will find works such as Dwelling in the Fu-ch'un Mountains (Wu-yung Version), Twin Pines, Forest Chamber Grotto at Chu-ch'u, The Jung-hsi Studio, Fishermen Returning on a Frosty Bank and Kublai Khan Hunting. Each painting is unique and tells us something about the culture and society of the time. Come take a look at these amazing artifacts today!
1. Dwelling in the Fu-ch'un Mountains (Wu-yung Version)
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2. Twin Pines
Wu Chen was a native of Chia-hsing in Chekiang province and excelled at poetry, painting landscapes and bamboo in monochrome ink, and cursive script calligraphy.
3. Forest Chamber Grotto at Chu-ch'u
Wang Meng was a grandson of the famous artist Chao Meng-fu. He was implicated in the case of Hu Wei-yung and subsequently died in prison. Wang Meng's painting followed the styles of Wang Wei 701-761, Tung Yuan fl.
4. The Jung-hsi Studio
Ni Tsan was a native of Wu-hsi, Kiangsu. Son of a wealthy merchant, he was a bibliophile, collector, amateur poet and painter. He remained aloof of any official commitment and spent the later part of his life wandering the streams and lakes of his native province.
5. Fishermen Returning on a Frosty Bank
T'ang Ti was a native of Wu-hsing in Chekiang. He was a landscape painter who studied under Chao Meng-fu and later also Kuo Hsi. He is known for his polished and luxuriant style.
6. Kublai Khan Hunting
The painting is of Kublai Khan and his empress on horseback, surrounded by servants and officials. The scene is set in a barren landscape with a camel train in the background. Every aspect of the painting is rendered with exceptional detail. The artist's signature and the date (1280) appear in the