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Illustrations for the qin melody Yu Ge (Fisherman's Song) 漁歌圖
A long scroll by
Bai Yunli

This long scroll was inspired by a Yuan dynasty scroll "The Fisherman" (Yufu Tu) by Wu Zhen (1280-1354) 1
(From a copy [III/56]; original in the Freer Gallery, Washington, D.C.; compare online excerpt with #7).
Its scenes follow the 18 section titles of the qin melody Yu Ge in Xilutang Qintong (1525).

View Illustration 1 (or: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ; 10-18 not yet online )

Title page of the Yu Ge scroll

The 18 inscriptions with on this long scroll correspond with the 18 titles of the standard tuning Yu Ge

 
Footnotes (Shorthand references are explained on a separate page)

1. Wu Zhen (1280-1354): The Fisherman (吳鎮,漁父圖 Yufu Tu)
Wu Zhen (see Wikipedia) was one of the most famous Yuan dynasty painters. There are apparently at least two paintings called The Fisherman attributed to Wu Zhen, one in the Freer Gallery, Washington, D.C. (see online excerpt) and one in the Shanghai Museum website (see online excerpt).
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