Dong Qichang's Scenery of Sheshan Mountain

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Updated: 2012-06-20

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It is an ink-washed painting on paper, 98.4 cm high and 47.2 cm wide, created by Dong Qichang at 72 years old in the sixth year of Emperor Tianqi's reign in the Ming Dynasty (AD 1626). In the painting, East Sheshan Mountain and West Sheshan Mountain have peaks rising one higher than another.

On the rocks above a stream, there are a few green pines and ancient trees. In the distance, there are a few cottages. It is the home of Chen Jiru. The painting is now collected in the Palace Museum.

Dong Qichang's Scenery of Sheshan Mountain
Dong Qichang's Scenery of Sheshan Mountain

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