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Summer Mountains: The Timeless Landscape

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Landscape has been the dominant subject in Chinese painting ever since it emerged as the pre-eminent art form of the Northern Sung period (960-1127). The recent acquisition by the Metropolitan Museum, as a gift of the Dillon Fund, of a superb large Northern Sung handscroll, Summer Mountains , provides the opportunity to consider in some detail the landscape art of this period, together with its antecedents and later permutations. Developing during the war-filled years of the tenth century, Northern Sung landscape painting ...

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Summer Mountains: The Timeless Landscape
2013, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

ISBN-13: 9780300201352

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Summer Mountains: The Timeless Landscape
1979, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

ISBN-13: 9780870991356

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