Nov 18, 2008
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Wild Geese and Reeds

Wild Geese and Reeds

노안도 (蘆雁圖)

1392–1910

Black and white on paper

Including mounting: 70.8 x 223.6 cm (27 7/8 x 88 1/16 in.)

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1915.631

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Paintings that depict a peaceful image of migratory white-fronted geese descending to a river bank where tall reeds gently bend in the evening breeze were widely favored as birthday gifts, especially to elders: a homophone of the title Geese and Reeds means Aging Peacefully.

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