Elegant gathering in the Western Garden
Place where the work was made
handscroll: ink and colour on silk
24.8 x 94.1 cm calligraphy; 26.1 x 283.0 cm image; 34.3 x 759.3 cm painting
Signature & date
Signed and dated u.l. corner, in Chinese, inscribed in black ink "... done in the second month of the year of jiyou , of the reign of Kangxi."
Signed l.l., in Chinese, inscribed in black ink, "Xuechen, Gu Jianlong."
Signed l.l., in Chinese, stamped in red ink, "Gu Jianlong" above "Xuechen" [2 artist's seals].
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995
Sparse shadows, flying pearls: a Japanese screen revealed, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 27 Aug 2005–27 Nov 2005
Referenced in 2 publications
Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 8.
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Landscape Painting', Sydney, 2003, 147 (colour illus.). The colour illus. on page 147 is a detail of this work.