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Boy Leading an Ox Along the Farm Path


Artist Unknown (China)


late 13th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Boy Leading an Ox Along the Farm Path, Artist Unknown (China)
Boy Leading an Ox Along the Farm Path: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Paintings | Ink and colors on silk
Size: 8 3/4 x 9 in. (22.23 x 22.86 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 13th century, Southern Sung dynasty
Inscriptions: Signature 'Liu Songnian,' in ink at right side center, partially cut off, within tree trunk
Physical Description: oval fan; image of a boy with an ox at bottom center; farm fields with a path along LL edge; river divides the scene through center from oppisite corner; trees at right side grow over the river, misty nountains in the background at top
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 97.83.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009