Research on Connoisseurship and Collection of Yuan Dynasty Huang Gongwang's Painting Intimations of Rain Among Mountains and Streams
Intimations of Rain Among Mountains and Streams collected in the National Museum of China is a masterpiece of the eminent Yuan dynasty artist Huang Gongwang representative of his early-stage style. This painting carries many colophons and seals, and it reflects Huang's personal and his artistic school style. However, as an important item of the museum, there has been hardly professional and systematical research on this artwork or identification of some of its seals; even historical records about it contain contradictions. This article analyzes the colophons, seals and historical records of this masterpiece, consults related literature and combs its production, circulation and collection history. Related painters, collectors and connoisseurs are also studied in terms of their relationship and the circulation sequence of this painting. This artwork is compared with its copies according to their painting techniques, colophons and records to identify Huang's personal style and the Yuan dynasty trend. The author elaborates the painting's value as a cultural relic and tries to date its copies and restore the historical and cultural background of this artwork.
【CateGory Index】： J212