Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Painting at Berkeley

July 6–September 25, 2016

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates the breadth and depth of BAMPFA’s acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty diverse works.

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  • Sun Junze: Landscape with Buildings, early 14th century; hanging scroll: ink and color on silk; 73 x 44 1/4 in.; BAMPFA, gift of Sarah Cahill, in memory of James Cahill.

  • Dai Jin: Summer Trees Casting Shade, early 15th century; hanging scroll: ink on silk; 78 x 42 1/8 in.; BAMPFA, purchase made possible through gifts from an anonymous donor, Robert Bloch, the Warren King Family, Jane Lurie, Kirsten and Terry Michelsen, and other Friends of the Asian Gallery.

  • Chen Hongshou: Scholar Instructing Girl Pupils in the Arts, early 17th century; ink and color on silk; 35 3/4 x 18 in.; BAMPFA, gift of Elizabeth Hay Bechtel, Class of 1925

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