Signature: "[During my] visit in the Capital, I met Kanghou and Chuyou, both of whom are of national distinction. (L) playfully wrote these two poems here for Zhenyi, my colleague. Wencong"
One artist's seal below the signature, reading "Yang Longyu"
Two poems composed by the artist and written in Actional script:
1) At the age of fifteen, (he had) an audience with the Emperor, a wonder boy.
Embroidered Court garment, forehead lock of hair over the eyebrows.
A curtained pavilion is the cave of deity.
Recognize your old home in the painting.
This poem is dedicated to Yang Kanghou."
2) Ten years of empty songs in the dusty world.
Last effort went as smoke that was dissolved in all directions.
An experienced singer could attract a talented lady.
Paint a blue hill as in the opera "Youlong Gown" (that won the notice of the Emperor).
On a painting presented to Ho Chuyou."