Class [controlled]: paintings Asian art
*Work Type [link]: handscroll
*Title: Viewing the Waterfall at Longiu
Title: Longqiu guanpo tu Title Type: alternate
*Creator Display: primary painter and calligrapher was Dai Xi (Chinese, 1801-1860), with additional inscriptions and colophons added by other officials; commissioned by Wu Zhongzhun
*Roles [controlled]: painter calligrapher [link]: Dai Xi
*Role [link]: patron [link]: Wu Zhongzhun
*Creation Date: between 1847 and 1849 [controlled]: Earliest: 1847 Latest: 1849
*Subject [links]: landscape poetry Longqiu Waterfall, Yandang Mountain (Zhejiang province, China) waterfalls pool human figures mountains clouds pine trees literati (Chinese scholars-artists)
Style [link]: Wen ren Qing
Culture [link]: Chinese
*Current Location [link]: Saint Louis Art Museum (Saint Louis, Missouri, USA) ID: 7: 1985
Creation Location [link]: Beijing (China)
*Measurements: 31.9 cm x 133.9 cm (12 1/2 inches x 52 3/4 inches)
[controlled]: Value: 31.9 Unit: cm Type: height | Value: 133.9 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques: ink on paper, in a silk brocade cover with calligraphies written on separate sheets
Material [links]: ink paper silk Technique [links]: painting calligraphy
Inscription: inscribed with the colophons and encomia of the artist and several other collaborators: Dai Xi, Luchuang Juren, Lun An, Meng Xin, Shun Qi, Shun Shi, Shun Si, Song Ping, Yu An, Jing Dong Juren, and Wen Jie
Description: This is an example of the Wen ren style, where the work, comprising painting, poetry, and calligraphy, was created by scholars and gentlemen, rather than professional painters or craftsmen. Dai Xi and the others involved with the creation were scholar-officials at the imperial court or its offices in the provinces.
Description Source [link]: Lee, Sherman E., A History of Far Eastern Art (1982) Page: 545
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