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Asian Art
Artist: Zhang Yin, Chinese, 1761–1829

Hermitage in the Pines

late 18th–early 19th century

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

without mounting: 68 11/16 × 34 5/8 in. (174.5 × 88 cm)
with mounting: 109 13/16 × 41 1/8 in. (279 × 104.5 cm)
with rollers: 45 1/4 in. (115 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund and Director’s Purchase Fund
The artist’s poem at the upper right, which describes the gentleman resting in a pavilion, is loosely translated: “Several houses are located among the stones and pine trees / Although there are wooden doors, they are always closed / The pavilion along the river after the clean rain appears quiet in autumn / Sitting with leisure and looking at the clouds returning to the mountain on the other shore.”
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Purchased by the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1985

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