Wild Geese by a Mountain Stream by Lin Liang

A Chinese monochrome hanging scroll or Kakemono of the highest quality.

Details

Medium:
Indian ink
Dimensions:
172.7 x 102.9 cm
Acquired in:
1912
Presented by:
Not known through The Art Fund

Lin Liang is considered to be one of the foremost protagonists of the Zhe school, painting boldly in ink on silk, with no more than a signature inscribed on his works. Lin Liang also painted magpies, peacocks, pheasants and magnificent eagles, many of them almost filling his hanging scrolls.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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