The Sound of Water from the Bamboo Grove

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The Sound of Water from the Bamboo Grove

Paintings / Ming Dynasty / China

By Li Shida (active 1610–19)

Place of production:China

Ming dynasty, 16th–17th century

Color on silk

145.7×98.7

Hanging scroll

Inscriptions:雲間樹色千花満竹裡泉声百道飛 李士達 ; 李士達印 ; 通甫

Important Cultural Property

While servants boil water for tea, two scholars are enthralled by the sound of water in a bamboo grove. The mountain path disappearing in the distance shows the Western-style linear perspective Li Shida adopted in his work."

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