Peach Blossom Spring

Full Title: 
桃花源圖卷; Taohua yuan; Peach Blossom Spring
Culture: 
Materials: 
Ink and color on paper
Notes: 
This painting is an illustration of the fable Peach Blossom Spring, written by the poet Tao Qian (372-427, Tao Yunming). The fable is about the discovery of a remote secluded utopia where people live indefinitely and hold high moral values.
Inscriptions: 
Frontispiece, inscription, and seals by Emperor Qianlong.
Repository Accession Number: 
56.494
Rights: 
Keith McLeod Fund
Scrolls Project ID: 
728 352