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    tierradentro: “Returning Home”, c.1695, Shintao (Chinese, 1642-1707). Back from vacations! :-)

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    After Zhu Duan (Chinese, act. ca. 1500–21). Peacock with Pine and Camellia, dated 1518. China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Alan Priest, 1958 (58.148.1) #peacock

    Shi Zhong (Chinese, 1438–ca. 1517). Winter Landscape with Fisherman, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

    Chinese art

    关帝 by China Postcard, via Flickr. Collectors in the early 1900s liked to exchange postcards through the mail, affixing the stamp on the picture side. The huge demand for early Chinese cards gives the “Chinese Monkey Player” a value early collectors couldn’t have imagined.

    Wu Changshuo, (Chinese, 1844–1927). Spring Offerings, 1919. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in memory of La Ferne Hatfield Ellsworth, 1988 (1988.324.2) #spring

    China. Female Dancer, Western Han dynasty (206 b.c.–9 a.d.), 2nd century b.c. Earthenware with slip and pigments

    Yuan Dynasty

    Qian Feng (Chinese, 1740–1795). Two Horses, dated 1793. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.The C. C. Wang Family Collection, Gift of C. C. Wang, 1997 (1997.438.3) | Executed at the height of the artist's career, Two Horses is a study in complements: dark and light horses; earthen shoreline and rocky outcrop; and contrasting species of trees. #horses

    明代 - 仇英 - 秋山行旅圖 Painted by the Ming Dynasty artist Qiu Ying. View paintings, artworks and galleries at Chinese Art Museum.

    Mountains Clearing after Rain (Fengqing ge yu tu) Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899–1983)

    张大千 腊梅 by China Online Museum - Chinese Art Galleries, via Flickr

    The Simple Retreat, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), ca. 1370 Wang Meng 元-王蒙 (Chinese, ca. 1308–1385) Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper

    Chinese painting

    Night-Shining White (detail). Tang dynasty (618–907). China. Handscroll; ink on paper;

    Wine jar (Guan), Cizhou ware, late 13th–early 14th century. Chinese , Yuan Dynasty. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.1664)