Description Inscribed by Zha Shibiao [Cha Shih-piao]: "This is in the style of Huang Gongwang [Huang Kung-wang]'s 'Autumn Mountain.' Because the original no longer exists, people are not aware of its source, as the people not aware should realize. "This is a painting made by me ten years ago. I did not put down the year. Now I put it down for reference. 1697, Shibiao [Shih-piao] at the age of 83." Huang Gongwang [Huang Kung-wang] (1269-1354) was a revered painter of the Yuan [Yüan] dynasty.
Provenance Fine Chinese Paintings, Calligraphy and Rubbings Sale (8474), Christie's, New York, September 18, 1996, lot no. 179; Walters Art Museum, 1996, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Translation] This is in the style of Zi Jiu's (i.e. Huang Gongwang's) "Autumn Mountain", Because the original no longer exists, They are not aware of the origin, Those who do not know should be aware of this, This is a painting made by me ten years ago, I did not put down the year, Now (I) put it down for reference; [Seal] Zha Shibiao; [Signature] Dingcho (year 1697), Shibiao, At the age of 83
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Asian Art Acquisition Fund, 1996
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