Twelve Views of Landscape (山水十二景)

Xia Gui (夏珪, fl. 1180–1230), Song Dynasty

Handscroll, ink on silk, 27.3 x 238 cm, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

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       The present handsroll of four scenes originally formed part of a longer scroll with twelve captioned scenes in total.

       These four remaining scenes are: Distant Mountains and Wild Geese (遙山書雁), Ferry Returning to the Misty Village (煙村歸渡), Fisherman Playing the Flute in Tranquility (漁笛清幽), Anchoring on a Misty Bank at Dusk (煙堤晚泊).

Twelve Views of Landscape
Twelve Views of Landscape