Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China

26 August 2017–4 August 2019

Exhibition Overview

Wei Zhike, Landscape of the four seasons in the styles of old masters,1635. Chinese.

Though few of Wei Zhike’s works survive, seventeenth-century sources describe him as an important painter in the Nanjing art scene during the late Ming dynasty. In this handscroll, Wei performs a virtuoso feat, weaving together a continuous landscape panorama while seamlessly shifting seasons and cycling through the brush modes of various old masters.

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