Autumn Landscape

Lu Yuan, Chinese, active early 19th century

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Period:
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Date:
19th century

Medium:
Ink on paper; mounted as an album leaf

Dimensions:
6 5/8 x 20 1/4 inches (16.8 x 51.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
2006-53-31

Credit Line:
Bequest of Dean Walker, 2006

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Chinese literati often depicted their garden retreats, enjoying cultural life in solitude. Bamboo is the symbol of the scholar-bureaucrat because it bends, but does not break, in the wind. Fan paintings were often made for friends as parting gifts.