ANONYMOUS (14TH-16TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO JURAN, ACTIVE 11TH CENTURY)
ANONYMOUS (14TH-16TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO JURAN, ACTIVE 11TH CENTURY)

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ANONYMOUS (14TH-16TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO JURAN, ACTIVE 11TH CENTURY)

CROSSING THE RIVER

Hanging scroll, ink on silk
91.5 x 39.5 cm. (36 x 15 1/2 in.)
One collector's seal of the Hongwu emperor (reigned 1368-1398): [illegible][Ji Cha] Si Yin
Inscriptions above the painting by each of:
Chen Jiru (1558-1639), signed: Chen Jiru, with one seal; and
Dong Qichang (1555-1636), signed: Dong Qichang, with one seal

Lot Essay

(US$25,800-32,300)

Note:
The inscription by Chen Jiru compares this painting to works by Dong Yuan, and asks Xuanzhao (Wang Jian, 1598-1677) to treasure this painting which is not to be overlooked. Dong Qichang attributes this painting to the Five Dynasties/Song master Juran, pupil of Dong Yuan.

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