14 février 2010

Gao Qipei (1660-1734), Tiger seen from above, c. 1700 @ Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Gao Qipei (1660-1734), Tiger seen from above, c. 1700. Ink and colours on paper, 105,3 x 51,5 cm. AK-RAK-1991-10. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam A languid, heavily-built tiger strolls along a mountain path. It seems as if the artist was able to approach the animal unobserved and captured it on paper on the spot. The Chinese painter Gao Qipei (1660-1734) probably saw the animal while out hunting tigers. On the way he made sketches. This large vertical scroll. Many Chinese paintings are made in the form of... [Lire la suite]
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