Squirrels on the Chestnut Tree

Hanging scroll, ink on paper | 97 x 39.4cm | 1300s

Ge Shuying

Songtian is known for his depictions of squirrels in a monochrome style characterized by crisp, decisive brushstrokes. He may have been a Chan (Zen) priest-painter,or perhaps a Daoist painter, active in the Hangzhou region of China. From there his wo...
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