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Tsui Tse Chung, Chinese
Three Deities in a Landscape, n. d.
Paint on Paper
76 3/4 in. x 19 5/16 in. (194.95 cm x 49.05 cm)

Object Type: Painting
Technique: Brushwork
Period: Ming Dynasty (China, 1368-1644)
Credit Line: Gift of Johan Wilhelm Norman Munthe
Accession Number: XX.1.31

Old number "L1780/23" is written in pencil on the backing paper.

There is a strip of brocade with characters running down it, afixed to the back of the panel in the upper right. A signature (Ts'ui Tze-chung) with a square red ink seal are written and stamped in the upper right corner of the image.

Paints in red, blues, and brown, and black ink, brushed onto paper. With a light grey silk brocade border.

Object Description
Mounted vertical scroll depicting three deities travelling in a landscape, with what appear to be four attendants. Two of the attendants are caring for a white elephant, who represents Manjusti, the god of wisdom. One attendant is with the deities, and the fourth is crouches over water, in the right border of the image.

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