Bridge by a Village

Collection: Daniel Skach-Mills

Media: Chinese ink and color on paper with traditional paper backing

Date: 2017

Inscription: Based on a sketch in the Mustard Seed Garden Manual of painting. By Lu Kesi 2017.

Seals: Lu Kesi (upper left, below inscription); [deyi] (center right)

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A color painting based on a black and white woodcut illustration in the Ming dynasty Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting. The background mountains were used as an illustration for the book The Beyond Within: the Downtown Dao of Lan Su Chinese Garden by Daniel Skach-Mills.