London, South Kensington
10 May 2006
An album, 18th century
Ink and colour on silk, containing sixteen leaves, depicting Immortals amongst attendants and mythical beasts, some carrying lotus sprays and before vases of flowers, signature of Li Gong Lin, dated 1079, title signed Wen Bi-Wen Zhengming (1470-1527) -- each leaf 10 3/8in. x 13¾in. (26.4cm x 35cm).
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