The Eccentrics Hanshan and Shide


The Eccentrics Hanshan and Shide

Paintings / Yuan Dynasty / China

Attributed to Yan Hui (dates unknown)

Place of production:China

Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Color on silk



Important Cultural Property

These paintings show the Zen poet Hanshan and the former kitchen worker Shide, holding a broom. Note the thick lines used to express the robes of these figures; a characteristic of medieval Zen painting. "

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