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An image of Landscape by ZHAO Zuo

ZHAO Zuo

(China circa 1570 – post 1633)

Title
Landscape
Place of origin
China
Period
Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
Media category
Painting
Materials used
hanging scroll; ink and slight colour on paper
Dimensions

137.0 x 51.7 cm image; 234.0 x 72.0 cm scroll

Signature & date
Signed u.l., in Chinese, inscribed in black ink, "…Huating Zhaozuo". Signed u.l., in Chinese, stamped in red ink "Zhaozuo zhiyin [artist's seal]". Signed u.l., in Chinese, stamped in red ink "Wendu [artist's seal]". Not dated.
Credit
Anonymous gift 1990
Accession number
447.1990
Location
Not on display
Further information

Zhao Zuo was born in Huating (with the present day municipality of Shanghai) and became renowned for his literati style landscapes in the manner of his contemporary Dong Qichang.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 1990.