Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in memory of La Ferne Hatfield Ellsworth, 1986
Not on view
Signature: Artist's seal: Yao Hua (square, white characters)
Inscription: Poem, four lines, five-character meter, written by Zhang Daqian: A lamp lights the paper window. Sleepless, one opens a book to read And reminisce about a loved one in a far-away place Who savored this desolate autumnal mood.
Marking: Calligrapher's seals:1. Seal of Zhang Yuan (square white characters) 2. Daqian (square, red characters)
Collectors' seals: 1. Cherished collection of Longshang Weng Shi Youting (rectangular white characters) 2. Infatuated with calligraphy and painting after the age of independence (rectangular red characters) 3. Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Collection