Orchids and Bamboo
Ink on paper
59 x 23in. (149.9 x 58.4cm)
Other: 100 x 23in. (254 x 58.4cm) (show scale)
two seals of the artist
Signed and dated: "Chi-yuan" "February 18, 1942"
" The wirting which lifts the heavens and pulls up the earth, the talk which threatens away ghosts, the painting which is without the ancient and present traditions, cannot be found in the laymen's vision. Before painting, no rule is set; after painting no trace is left."
" On February 16th, the thirtieth year ( of the Republic of China ), I painted orchids and bamboo and copied Banqiao's remarks."
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Wang Chi-yuan. Orchids and Bamboo, 1942. Ink on paper, 59 x 23in. (149.9 x 58.4cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The School of Chinese Brushwork, 1990.20.5. © artist or artist's estate
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