Hillocks, Huts and Trees Beside a Lake
Hanging scroll, ink and tan wash on paper
early 19th century
Title inscribed on painting: "Enjoying One's Self for a Long Time in a Mountain Grove"
Designated Purchase Fund
(b) Wood Box
Small painting of hills rising from upper right to a grove of trees in the foreground at left of center. Small huts are shown at left, one on stilts, and hillocks appear at left. Calligraphy, signature and seal at upper left.
Calligraphy: (paraphrase) Mountains and forests bend for a long distance and please forever.
Seal (Aiseki) appears in the Dictionary of Japan writers, artists and art objects.
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Aiseki (Japanese, early 19th century). Hillocks, Huts and Trees Beside a Lake, early 19th century. Hanging scroll, ink and tan wash on paper, Image: 10 x 20 in. (25.4 x 50.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 73.146 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 73.146_cropped_bw_IMLS.jpg)
overall, 73.146_cropped_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 12/24/1974
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