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Artist, attributed to: Mi Youren, Chinese, 1074-1151

Cloudy Woods, Summer Chill

14th century

Hand scroll, ink on paper

without mounting: 8 13/16 in. (22.4 cm)
without mounting (Painting): 7 3/16 × 28 3/8 in. (18.3 × 72.1 cm)
without mounting (Frontispiece:): 7 1/4 × 27 7/8 in. (18.4 × 70.8 cm)
without mounting (1st Colophon): 7 3/16 × 42 3/16 in. (18.3 × 107.2
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1953.27.7
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Yuan dynasty (1279–1368) or Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Pien Yung-yu [Bian Yongyu], 17th century; Lu Hsin-yuan [Lu Xinyuan], 19th century; Ching Wei-hsien [Jing Weixian], 20th century; Ton-ying, New York, 1922

Bibliography: 

Yongyu Bian, Shi gu tang shu hua hui kao, 80 vols. (Shanghai: Jian gu shu she, 1921), 55–56, vol. 13.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 50, no. 76, ill.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 25–27, 44„ no. 40, fig. 18.

Xinyuan Lu, Yi gu tang ti ba, 16 vols. (Beijing: Beijing Ai ru sheng shu zi hua ji shu yan jiu zhong xin, 2009), 10, vol. 15.

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