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China Anonymous, Chinese
Mounted Scroll of a Nobleman Fighting a Demon, n. d.
Paint on Silk
57 3/4 in. x 28 in. (146.69 cm x 71.12 cm)


Object Type: Painting
Technique: Brushwork
Creation Place: Asia, China
Credit Line: Gift of Johan Wilhelm Norman Munthe
Accession Number: XX.1.87


Commentary
The motif is very similar to XX.1.85.

Marks
There is a tag hanging from the demon's belt which has a signature upon it of four characters.

Medium
Multicolored paints brushed onto silk.

Object Description
Mounted vertical painting of a nobleman (or god) with a third eye, standing next to a demon with blue skin and a green robe. There are two demon heads coming from the demon, which are biting the nobleman, but the main demon figure stands calmly, facing the viewer, with his left hand resting on a spiked club that rests on the ground. The background consists of swirling grey clouds.

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