Am I Really Here?

Media: Chinese ink on paper with traditional paper backing

Size: 33.5 x 25 cm.

Date: 2017

Inscription: Am I really here? Lan Su Chinese Garden. Painted by Lu Kesi 2017.

Seal: Lu (upper right, under inscription)

Click on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the image to see a larger version.


This is a view of the entrance courtyard and front door to Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland, OR. Created by Lu Kesi as an illustration for the book The Beyond Within: the Downtown Dao of Lan Su Chinese Garden by Daniel Skach-Mills. The title comes from a passage in the book.