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Check for portfolio Record Title Artist Physical Description Artist Life Dates Century Object Creation Date Accession Number Medium and Support Credit Line
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Plum Blossoms in Snow

Chang Ku-nien, Chen Shu-chen

In this snowy scene a plum tree and rock seem are seen atop a hill. The elegant, contorted trunk and branches of the tree create a visual arch over the image, framing the rock, snow, and block of calligraphic text below.

1906-1987

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.129

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Orchid and Rock

Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong

A rock dominates the image, with orchids and grasses growing next to it. Calligraphic text accompanies the image, places above the rock, with three seals.

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.131

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.132/2006_1_132.JPG

Orchids and Red Rock

Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong

A rough, red rock seems to grow out of the hillside, almost as organically as the orchids growing next to it. Calligraphic text is in the upper left corner.

20th century

1980

2006/1.132

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.133/2006_1_133.JPG

Chrysanthemum and Rock

Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong

A cluster of chrysanthemum grow upwards, standing out over a rock below. Next to them, in the upper left corner, is calligraphic text.

20th century

1980

2006/1.133

ink and light color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.134/2006_1_134.JPG

Bamboo and Rock

Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong

A rock rises above the earth, and branches of bamboo mimic the gentle curve of its shape. Grasses grow below. Two lines of calligraphic text are written verticalley on the left side of the painting.

20th century

circa 1960-1975

2006/1.134

ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.111/2006_1_111.JPG

Cross-Island Highway Based on Sketches

Chang Ku-nien

Painted and inscribed on the occasion of Veterans’ Day. The artist depicts a view of the narrow, winding roadway cutting through a magnificent rocky mountain.

In his inscription, Chang claims to use methods of Song masters that were adopted in painting the scene. A small detail on the lower right of the painting represents a couple of tiny figures standing aside the road. One figure is depicted as making life-sketches of the scene.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1980

2006/1.111

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.104.4/2006_1.104.4.JPG

Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 4)

Chang Ku-nien

A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.

Inscription: “sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).”

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1967

2006/1.104.4

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 1)

Chang Ku-nien

A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.

Inscription: “sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).”

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1967

2006/1.104.1

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.104.3/2006_1.104.3.JPG

Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 3)

Chang Ku-nien

A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.

Inscription: “sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).”

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1967

2006/1.104.3

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.104.2/2006_1.104.2.JPG

Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 2)

Chang Ku-nien

A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.

Inscription: “sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).”

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1967

2006/1.104.2

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.105/2006_1.105.JPG

Snow Scene

Chang Ku-nien

The painting depicts mountains and bold branches covered by snow, presenting a cristal clear landscape of cold splendor.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1968

2006/1.105

ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Clear Water Cliff

Chang Ku-nien

The torrential water and the Clear Water Cliff beside the Suhua Highway.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

after 12/1/1973

2006/1.106

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.107/2006_1.107.JPG

Mountain Light, Cloud Shadow

Chang Ku-nien

The use of light ink to depict the hills and remote mountains was to present the misty and dreamlike Dayu Mountain. Chang applied the wash to creat a sense of wet atmosphere.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1974

2006/1.107

unmounted scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Solitary Leisure in a Quiet Pavilion

Chang Ku-nien

This L-shaped composition uses soft yet bright colors to depict a curving road through rolling green mountains covered with the varing red tones of autumn trees. A solitary figure sits in a pavillion, and the scene is obscured by wisps of white clouds.

1906-1987

20th century

1974

2006/1.108

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Swallow's Mouth Cave

Chang Ku-nien

A view, perhaps from inside a cave, that provides a glimpse of a small strech of highway through mountainous terrain. A river flows below, cutting a path between the mountains.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1978

2006/1.109

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Clearing After Snow

Chang Ku-nien

In this scene mountains and a pavillion are covered by snow and dormant trees bear no leaves. Calligraphic text is in the upper right corner.

1906 - 1987

20th century

1981

2006/1.110

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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In the Spirit of Li Bai's Poetry

Chang Ku-nien

Green mountains create the edge of a river. Red flowers grow on the hill framing the scene in the right corner, and two boats sail the waters below. In the upper center of the painting is calligraphic text.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1975

2006/1.120

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Wulai Falls Based on Sketches

Chang Ku-nien

The Wulai Waterfalls are shown in a “Y” shape configuration, and painted in simple light ink washes. On a hill-path on the center right several tourists are represented as riding some kind of rickshaw.

1906-1987

20th century

1981

2006/1.121

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Hearing the Sound of a Distant Bell

Chang Ku-nien

Ink and wash depicts the tranquility. Temples rest in the middle of the remote mountains. Hearing the bell resonnating in the valley, a monk is returning.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1973

2006/1.122

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Bamboo and Rock

Chang Ku-nien

Bamboo and strangely shaped rock are painted here.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1965-1985

2006/1.123

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.124/2006_1_124.JPG

Watching Geese

Chang Ku-nien

This landscape makes use of the wide range of tones possible from black ink and water. A man stands in a mountain clearing, gazing at geese in the distance. Calligraphic text is written vertically in the upper left corner.

1906-1987

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.124

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.125/2006_1.125.JPG

Sharing a Boat in the Wind and Rain

Chang Ku-nien

Three figures in a boat withstand wind and rain as they navigate river waters. Trees along the banks seem to bend under the force of the wind. Water saturdated ink and washes blur distinctions and imply the extremity of the weather.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1983

2006/1.125

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.126/2006_1.126.JPG

White Clouds

Chang Ku-nien

Cloudy mountain scene with calligrapic text in the upper right corner.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1972

2006/1.126

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.127/2006_1.127.JPG

Night Rain on the Xiao and Xiang Rivers

Chang Ku-nien

In this landscape a misty, meandering river is depicted with two boathouses along its banks. Reeds and other foliage grow lush along the banks, partially obscuring the boathouse in the foreground. Accompanying text is in the upper register.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.127

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Calligraphy

Chang Ku-nien

The inscription is a famous discussion on the vulgarity and the elegance in painting by Qing Dynasty painter Zou Yigui (or Zou Xiaoshan).

1906 - 1987

20th century

1970

2006/1.128

hanging scroll, ink on gold-flecked paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Lone Rooster Summons the Spring

Chang Ku-nien

The Rooster is singled out by its expressive outlining brushwork and the vibrant red color of the comb. Its decorative flavor is also enhanced by using a specific type of paper called “cloud-dragon paper” (yunlong zhi), as the pattern of décor resembles motifs of cloud and dragon. Vertical calligraphic text in in the upper left corner.

1906-1987

20th century

1981

2006/1.112

ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Jade Mountain, Auspicious Snow

Chang Ku-nien

Though this painting was not dated, it should be most possibly painted after Chang moved to Michigan in 1974. Perhaps it is because of the cold winter, during this time, Chang created many works on landscape of snow. This is a scene of clearing after snow.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.113

unmounted scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Portrait of Shirley and Chen-yang Chang

Chang Ku-nien

A man and woman under a tree while the woman plays a type of zither. Nearby are trees in bloom with pink flowers. Writing is located in the upper left corner of the painting.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1984

2006/1.114

ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.135/2006_1_135.JPG

Red Trees, Blue Mountains

Chang Ku-nien

Landscape colored with the bright hues of autumn. Pavilions are nestled among clouds and mountain forests. A rustic staircase appears between wisps of clouds and trees, winding up the slope next to waterfalls.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1975

2006/1.135

ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Calligraphy, One of a Pair

Chen Shu-chen

Vertical hanging scroll of calligraphic text consisting of five Chinese characters in black ink. One of a pair.

1908-2000

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.130.1

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.130.2/2006_1_130_2.JPG

Calligraphy, One of a Pair

Chen Shu-chen

Vertical hanging scroll of calligraphic text consisting of five Chinese characters in black ink, with artist signature and seal. One of a pair.

1908-2000

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.130.2

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.116/2006_1_116.JPG

White Clouds Over the Creek, in the Style of Xinluo

Feng Chaoran (Feng Chao-an)

A man sits under a tree beside a creek. Behind him is a rock. He is contemplating and stares out of the picture frame with his back to the viewer.

1882-1954

20th century

1st half of 20th century

2006/1.116

ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.117/2006_1_117.JPG

Master (Su) Tongbo in a Straw Hat and Sandals

Feng Chaoran (Feng Chao-an)

Master Su Tongpo, in a hat stands in a natural arched rock formation, turning his head slightly to stare into the distance. He holds his robes in left hand, and a cane in his right.

1882-1954

20th century

1st half of 20th century

2006/1.117

ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.118/2006_1_118.JPG

Scholar in a Thatched Hut

Feng Chaoran (Feng Chao-an)

A scholar sits under a thatched hut in the mountains. He strokes his long beard as a kettle warms. The colophon indicated that the scholar the the famous Song dynasty recluse Lin Bu. In his thatch hut in the Solitary Mountain, he is composing a poem in light smoke from the faint fireplace.

1882-1954

20th century

1909

2006/1.118

ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

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Scholar by a Mountain Stream

Feng Chaoran (Feng Chao-an)

A scholar in the mountains leans on rocks under a tree and stares into the distance. The pine tree is a metaphor for a man of integrity. He is contemplating over the sound of the waterfall.

1882-1954

20th century

1st half of 20th century

2006/1.119

ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.115/2006_1_115.JPG

Portrait of Chang Ku-nien

Shouxuan Wang

The artist uses soft, almost nostalgic, tones to portray her sick teacher, Chang Ku-nien. Chang is depicted in a blue shirt and wearing glasses. On either side of the portrait is calligraphic text added to the image by Liu Yantao.

born 1924

20th century

1989

2006/1.115

ink and color on paper

rank 24.08573

Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang