Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Humble Administrator's Garden

Accession Number: 
179269
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module FIVE--6,102 images
Type of View: 
generalView
View Title: 
Lotus Pavilion (Furong Xie), overall view looking north, showing the south flank and hipped gable roof with flying eaves
Date of View: 
6/3/2009
Image description: 
The Lotus pavilion has a terrace on two sides (south and west) with a hipped gable roofline and a portico on all four sides. It overlooks a lotus pond and was named for the verse by Yang Wangli, "To the horizon green lotus leaves seem to extend infinitely; under the sun reddish lotus flowers go bright scarlet." A scholar stone is mounted in the middle.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module FIVE
Culture: 
Chinese
Subject: 
gardens
Work Types: 
Landscape Architecture; altered landscapes; gardens
Preferred Title: 
Humble Administrator's Garden
Agent Display: 
Wang Xiancheng (Chinese landscape architect, active ca. 1513-1550); Wen Zhengming (Chinese artist, 1470-1559)
Date: 
ca. 1513-1551 (creation)
Materials: 
stone; stucco; wood; plantings
Technique: 
gardening
Measurement: 
51,950 m2 (area)
Alternate Title: 
Zhuozheng Yuan
Alternate Title: 
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Locations: 
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Qing
Style/Period: 
Zhengde
Style/Period: 
Ming
Classification: 
Landscape Architecture