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File:Qian Xuan - Early Autumn.jpg


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Title Early Autumn
Date 13th century
English: Ink and colors on paper
Dimensions 10 1/2 x 47 1/2 in. (26.7 x 120.7 cm)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Notes an example of Chinese bird-and-flower painting


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