Ep. 5 – Zhichuan Resettlement, Wang Meng

Zhichuan Resettlement by Wang Meng, 1350

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Wood and Rock – Su Shi, 11th Century
Christie’s attempted to give this painting the “Salvator Mundi” treatment in 2018, but it met with a relatively chilly reception.
Qi Baishi, Twelve Landscape Screens (1925)

Further Viewing


Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. “Four Masters of the Yuan Dynasty.” Encyclopædia Britannica. July 20, 1998. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.britannica.com/art/Four-Masters-of-the-Yuan-dynasty.
Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. “Yuan Dynasty.” Encyclopædia Britannica. November 29, 2017. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.britannica.com/topic/Yuan-dynasty.
“Characteristics of The Chinese Art Market in 2017 (Art Market Monitor of Artron , AMMA).” Art Price. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.artprice.com/artprice-reports/the-art-market-in-2017/characteristics-of-the-chinese-art-market-in-2017-art-market-monitor-of-artron-amma.
“Ge Hong.” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.iep.utm.edu/gehong/.
Haowen, Yuan. “Crossing North: Three Verses.” Poetry China. August 2013. Accessed November 30, 2018. http://poetrychina.net/wp/welling-magazine/yuan-haowen-three-verses.
Moonan, Wendy. “Why This 14th-Century Chinese Artist Is Having a Rebirth.” Smithsonian. February 02, 2015. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/why-this-14th-century-chinese-artist-is-having-rebirth-180954080/.
Neuendorf, Henri. “A Rare 11th-Century Scroll by the ‘Chinese Da Vinci’ Sold for Nearly $60 Million at Christie’s Hong Kong.” Artnet News. November 27, 2018. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://news.artnet.com/market/chinese-scroll-contracting-market-asia-1403806.
“Quiet Life in a Wooded Glen.” The Art Institute of Chicago. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.artic.edu/artworks/61483/quiet-life-in-a-wooded-glen.
“Su Shi Scroll Painting Sells for Almost $60 Million in Hong Kong | Christie’s.” Christie’s. November 26, 2018. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.christies.com/features/Su-Shi-scroll-painting-sells-for-almost-60-million-dollars-9579-3.aspx.
Tsui, Enid. “China Second-biggest Art Market in 2017 on Back of Rise in Billionaires.” South China Morning Post. March 15, 2018. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.scmp.com/culture/arts-entertainment/article/2137054/china-rises-no-2-art-market-billionaires-more-double-2017.
“Wang Meng – Yuan Dynasty.” China Online Museum. Accessed November 30, 2018. http://www.chinaonlinemuseum.com/painting-wang-meng.php.
“Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. Accessed November 30, 2018. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/yuan/hd_yuan.htm.

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