Album of Miscellaneous Subjects, Leaf 6

Album of Miscellaneous Subjects, Leaf 6


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Fan Qi 樊圻

(Chinese, 1616-aft 1694)

Album leaf, ink and color on silk

Image: 12.6 x 17.3 cm (4 15/16 x 6 13/16 in.); Overall: 21 x 22 cm (8 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1975.22.6


Leaf 6

Zhou Yi's colophon reads:
The bright moon emerges through the willow,
The fragrance of flowers is already difficult
to retain.
Listening above these tall branches,
I sense that faraway in my native place
autumn has arrived.
Obstructed, all the diminished waters flow,
Abruptly the sound of a lute wafts to and fro.
A strong wind, unabated, blows among
the willow branches.

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