Hanging scroll: Scholar in a mountainous landscape overlooking water

hanging scroll: Scholar in a mountainous landscape overlooking water
view: front

This illustration is set upon a gold-coloured patterned silk panel. The image shows a misty coastal scene, with mountains in the background. In the foreground is grassy hill with a tree and a man looking out to the choppy sea, and two boats in the distance. The figure wears long robes and holds a staff. This image is qute monochrome, with tones of green used on the tree.

Object details
Type of object: Hanging scroll
Type category: Visual work
Material: Watercolour
Width: 346 mm
Height: 362 mm
Depth: 0 mm
Style/Period: Helen Coleman
Date range: 1504 CE
Discovery site: Helen Coleman
Personal name: -
Role: -
Culture: Japanese
Record data
Artworld id: 10923
Current accession number: UEA 883
Former accession number: -
Credit line: -
Recorded by: SA
Record date: Thu, 1st Jan 1970
Copyright: Copyright© by the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA, Norwich, 2002. All Rights reserved