We Call This a Bird

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

Size: 23.4 x 17.5 cm.

Date: 2017

Inscription: We call this a bird. By Lu Kesi 2017.

Seals: Kesi (upper left, under inscription); Lu (lower right)

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A color painting 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 inscription is based on a passage from the book.