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Bilang Lake

Eighteen Views of Huzhou


Bilang Lake


c. 1588

Part of a set. See all set records

Song Xu 宋旭

(Chinese, 1525-c. 1606)

Album leaf; ink and color on silk

Sheet: 26.4 x 28.4 cm (10 3/8 x 11 3/16 in.)

The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 1998.78.17


Lake Jade-Green Waves: There are pretty stones midstream, rising high and admirably, which are called Floating Jade. A Buddhist pagoda is built on top of them. The Buddhist pagoda was built in 1574 in the midst of the lake to bring civil service examination candidates of Wuxing success.

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