late 1400s–early 1500s
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Painting only: 66.5 x 56.2 cm (26 3/16 x 22 1/8 in.); Including mounting: 161 x 56.2 cm (63 3/8 x 22 1/8 in.)
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt Fund 1986.48
Shennong legendarily taught people how to farm and also how to use plants as medicine.
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