More than three centuries ago, Wang Hui, the most notable painter of his day in China, put brush to paper to create his masterpiece "10,000 Miles along the Yangzi River" (1699). Collector and connoisseur Wan-go H.C. Weng, who gave this 53-foot-long handscroll to the Museum on the occasion of his 100th birthday, discusses its importance.
The scroll is on view in our Asian Paintings Gallery...
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Wan-go H.C. Weng on artist Wang Hui