Asian Art
Artist: Lan Ying, Chinese, 1585–1664

Autumn Landscape


Hanging scroll: ink and color on silk; with ivory rollers

76 1/2 × 19 1/4 in. (194.3 × 48.9 cm)
without mounting: 76 3/4 × 19 1/8 in. (195 × 48.5 cm)
with mounting: 101 3/8 × 26 7/16 in. (257.5 × 67.2 cm)
with rollers: 29 3/16 in. (74.1 cm)
Anonymous gift in honor of Professor Nelson Wu
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Owned by Mr. Asada in 1909; 1932 Ogawa Nagaharu published it and subsequently it was passed on to his brother, who in turn gave it to his son, Okada Koen. In 1939 Mr. Okada sold the scroll to a private donor; gift in 1967 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


Artists on Art: Observations by Yale Faculty on Selections from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1999), 56–57, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 299, ill.

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 122–123, no. 55, ill.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 52, no. 79, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.