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Cottages in a Misty Grove in Autumn



Li Anzhong 李安忠

(Chinese, active first half of the 1100s)
Overall: 24.2 x 26.3 cm (9 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)
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This painting showcases a delicate painting technique and an intimate view.


This leaf is an early example of a new mode in landscape painting expressed in vistas of water-rich scenery that developed since the 900s. Li Anzhong, a court artist during the 1100s, witnessed the transition of the capital from Kaifeng across the Yangzi River to Hangzhou.
Cottages in a Misty Grove in Autumn

Cottages in a Misty Grove in Autumn


Li Anzhong

(Chinese, active first half of the 1100s)
China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

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