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Maker(s):Zhai Dakun (Chai Ta-k'un)
Culture:Chinese (active ca. 1770-1804)
Title:Landscape with Waterfall, from the series Landscapes in the Styles of Earlier Masters
Date Made:1804
Materials:Ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; China
Measurements:Mount: 17 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 43.8 cm x 29.2 cm; Sheet: 14 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 37.5 cm x 24.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, ctr. r. (brush and black ink): [Yun ping zhai da kun, Chinese character]; SEAL: recto, ctr. r. (stamp in red ink): [Zhai da kun, Chinese character]; SEAL: recto, ctr. r. (stamp in red ink): [Zi hou, Chinese character]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (stamp in red ink): [Deng shi jian cang, Chinese character]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. r. (brush and black ink): [Ya ying xi shan yu, gou liu cong hua chun, Chinese character]
Accession Number:  MH 1961.1.2.J.PI
Credit Line:Purchase with the John Martyn Warbeke Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

One of twelve album leaves. The artist uses the whole canvas to depict rolling mountains with a winding waterfall falling between them. There are clusters of tall trees in the foreground and throughout the painting. There also appears to be mist covering the scene.

landscapes; waterfalls; trees

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