Windy Landscape with Sailboat

Image: 83.2 x 30.2 cm (32 3/4 x 11 7/8 in.); Overall: 160.7 x 46 cm (63 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.)
Location: not on view
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Windy Landscape depicts the humble waterside retreat of an official retired from government service. For government officials, retreating from the city to a remote locale was the ideal retirement, though difficult to attain. In this scroll the retiree gazes out over the watery expanse past the sailboat to the mist-covered mountain in the far distance. The artist has achieved this depth of composition through carefully placed brushstrokes and ink washes.
Windy Landscape with Sailboat

Windy Landscape with Sailboat


Japan, Muromachi period (1392–1573)

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