Description:Chinese watercolor fan painting depicting flowering branches with yellow blossoms. Red seal lower left, title and additional red seals lower right corner. Float mounted and framed in a gilt wood and red lacquer frame. Dated: 1st half 20th century
Translation: The warbler is crowing around my eyes at spring, I chase the beautiful flowers at the western part of Yu Mountain in my dream. Seeing such scenic beauty is like having a wonderful spouse, which totally overwhelms me. Currently I’m hosted by my knowledgeable friend, this work is painted by me, Taoist Qing Bai at Yang Shi.
Characters of the 1st seal on the left: 侠公
Translation: knight errant
Characters of the 2nd seal on the left:时杰
Translation: contemporary hero
Characters of the seal on the right:古术
Translation: ancient craft
Fan: 22 inches
Framed – 13 1/2″ H x 23 W.
Condition: some stains and creasing as shown.