Yuan dynasty

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Mongol conquest of China; art of the "i-min" or leftover Citizens of the Song; literati painting

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Yuan dynasty

  1. 1. Yuan Dynasty 元 = “First” 1279–1368
  2. 2. • Mongol conquest of China • Yimin, “leftover citizens” of the Song • Self conscious archaizing styles • Retreat from public life • Individualist styles
  3. 3. • Qian Xuan, Wang Xizhi Watching Geese, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), ca. 1295
  4. 4. • Wang Xizhi (Eastern Jin), Preface to the Orchid Pavilion Manuscript, dated 353 AD (detail)
  5. 5. • Det.
  6. 6. • Det., showing seals of artist & Qianlong emperor (later ruler in Qing)
  7. 7. Mounted Official
  8. 8. • Twin Pines, Level Distance, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), ca. 1300 Zhao Mengfu
  9. 9. • Det., Right side
  10. 10. • Zhao Mengfu, Sheep and Goat, ca. 1300
  11. 11. • Zhao Mengfu, Elegant Rocks and Sparse Trees
  12. 12. • Zhao Mengfu, Peach Blossom Fishing Boat, "What I paint seems abbreviated and rough, but connoisseurs realize that it is close to the ancients, and so consider it beautiful."
  13. 13. • Four Anecdotes from the Life of Wang Xizhi, ca. 1310 Zhao Mengfu
  14. 14. • Det.
  15. 15. • Late Yuan Dynasty, Four Masters (designated during the Ming) • Huang Gongwang, Ni Zan, Wang Meng, Wu Zhen
  16. 16. • HUANG GONGWANG, Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains, Yuan dynasty, 1347- 1350. Section of a handscroll, ink on paper, 1' 7/8" x 20' 9". National Palace Museum, Taibei
  17. 17. • Hemp fiber
  18. 18. • Huang Gongwang (1269-1354), Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains, detail
  19. 19. • details
  20. 20. • Woods and Valleys of Mount Yu, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), dated 1372 Ni Zan
  21. 21. • Ni Zan, Still Streams and Winter Pines.
  22. 22. • Ni Zan, Wind among the Trees on the Riverbank, 1363
  23. 23. • Ni Zan, The Rongxi Studio (full scroll on R), 1373
  24. 24. • Ni Zan, Mountains of the Immortals, 1371
  25. 25. • • EMPEROR TAIZONG ARRIVING AT JIUCHENG PALACE. ca. 1500 Ming dynasty Traditionally attributed to Li Sixun , (Chinese, 651 – 718, Tang Dynasty)
  26. 26. The Emperor Ming-huang's Journey to Shu (copy) attributed to Li Zhaodao, 8th c
  27. 27. • Wang Meng (1308-1385), The Orchid Chamber, 1360-1380
  28. 28. • Det. Of scholars in caves from Orchid Chamber, Wang Meng
  29. 29. Wang Meng (ca. 1309-1385), Secluded Dwelling in the Qingbian Mountains, 1366
  30. 30. • Wang Meng compared to Guo Xi
  31. 31. • The Simple Retreat, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), ca. 1370 Wang Meng
  32. 32. • Wang Meng, Forest Grotto at Juqu
  33. 33. • Gu An, Zhang Shen, and Ni Zan with an inscription by Yang Weizhen, Winter Bamboo and Rock
  34. 34. • Wang Mian (1287-1359), Ink Plum

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