19 décembre 2017

Landscape with figures, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century

Landscape with figures, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century. Jade (nephrite). H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); L. 19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm). Bequest of Jacob Ruppert, 1939; 39.65.22a, b © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This sculpture exploits the otherworldly luminescence of jade to depict a landscape beyond the reach of mere mortals. In the foreground, by a rushing river, an aging scholar communes with a crane, the frequent companion of Daoists and hermits.

03 juillet 2016

Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery explores pastorals, landscapes, and the Arcadian vision

Jan Both (Dutch, 1618-1652), Landscape with Shepherds. Oil on canvas, 42-1/4" x 54-1/4". The Sullivan Collection, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, 1979.0195P. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This summer, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery explores how, for centuries, artists have rendered nature in a tranquil, idyllic form in Pastorals, Landscapes, and the Arcadian Vision, which features over fifty paintings and works on paper from the seventeenth to twentieth centuries. Pastorals, Landscapes, and the... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2014

Landscape with Figures, Song Dynasty, China, Song dynasty

Landscape with Figures, Song Dynasty, China, Song dynasty (960-1279), album leaf, ink and color on silk, Diameter - w: 25.70 cm (w:10 1/16 inches). Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 46.1915, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.