In the style of Li Gonglin (Chinese, ca. 1041–1106)
Liu Yong (Chinese, 1719–1805)
Ming (1368–1644) or Qing (1644–1911) dynasty
Handscroll; ink on paper
11 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (29.2 x 49.5 cm)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Not on view
Signature: Li Gonglin
Inscription: According to the first inscription, this painting is meant to be a sort of illustration to Dufu's poem on the cypress. The second inscription consists of a copy of the poem by Liu Yong, a minister at the court of Qianlong, noted for his rather lumpish calligraphy.
Marking: Nine seals on the painting and inscriptions; includes that of the famous collector, Duan Fang.
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)