Album of Miscellaneous Subjects, Leaf 8


early 1650s

Fan Qi 樊圻

(Chinese, 1616–after 1694)
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.)
Location: not on view
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The rock changes from ocher to green deepening into azurite blue accented with delicate dots of malachite green.


Leaf 8 Li Bing's colophon reads: Maple leaves drift in the wind, the autumn gusts bracing, Hibiscus flowers steeped with water, the evening breeze light. The moonlight's slanting beams shine upon dreaming lovers. No wonder that pair of fowl should dream of their absent partners.
Album of Miscellaneous Subjects, Leaf 8

Album of Miscellaneous Subjects, Leaf 8

early 1650s

Fan Qi

(Chinese, 1616–after 1694)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

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