Pine and Stream

Title: Pine and Stream

Media: Chinese ink and watercolor on traditional paper

Size: 8.75 x 6.5 in.

Date: 2019

Signed: Lu Kesi pinxit 2019 in memoriam Dai Jin

Seals: Lu (lower left), Kesi (upper right)

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A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Ming dynasty artist Dai Jin (戴进 1388-1462) in order to learn from his style. “Pinxit” in the inscription is Latin for “painted by” and is often found on early American and European paintings. The number in the lower right is from a previous inventory system.