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Landscapes and Figures - Album leaves - detail
Ni Tian
倪田 (1855-1919), was called Baotian 宝田 when he was born, but shortened it to Tian . He is
also known by his designated name Mogeng
墨耕 and his literary name Modaoren 默道人 .
A boat in the water is a peaceful aspect of Chinese landscape painting. Here Ni Tian gives us utter repose.
This album was completed in 1890 at the end of the Qing Dynasty when he was 36 years old.
(c) Marilyn Shea, 2006, 2007