One Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains
Wang Ximeng (王希孟, fl. late 11th to early 12th c.), Song Dynasty (960–1279)
Handscroll, ink and color on silk, 51.5 x 1191.5 cm, Palace Museum, Beijing
A student of the Song Emperor Huizong, Wang Ximeng was about 18 years old when he painted this artwork, and he passed away probably around the age of 20. This painting is his only surviving piece.