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
Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 8.
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.