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Culture: Chinese
Title: Chrysanthemum
Date: 1715
Medium: Hanging scroll: Ink and some light red on paper
Dimensions: Image: 29.4999 x 16. in.; 74.93 x 40.64 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Martie and Alice Young
Object Number: 82.109.001
Label Text: A pupil of Wang Hui (1632-1717), Yang Jin and his mentor often collaborated on works, most famously the scrolls documenting the Emperor Kangxi¿s Southern Inspection Tour. By the Qing period, the orthodox ink-monochrome style had become an important hallmark of imperial court painting. One of the four noble plants, the chrysanthemum represents autumn and is also associated with the Chinese scholar, as a symbol of longevity and a life of ease in retirement.

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