Inscription: Artist’s inscription and signature (5 columns in semi-cursive script)
The mountain mists wind about and the roads cross too;
Recently I built a rush hut, narrow but still beautiful.
With my own hands I planted pines and firs, all old and large.
For a whole year I have not trodden the gates and streets of the town.
In the winter of dingyou , imitating Dachi’s [Huang Gongwang’s] painting
of “Autumn Mountains.” Wang Jian
Baozhi Lou 寳觶樓
Wang Jian zhi yin 王鑑之印
Spurious imperial seals
Qin Zuyong 秦祖永 (1825-1884)
Liangqi Qin Zuyong jianshang zhenji 梁溪秦祖永鑒賞真蹟
He Kunyu 何昆玉 (1828-1896)
He Yuanyu 何瑗玉 (early 19th cent.)
 Trans. Roderick Whitfield and Wen Fong. In Pursuit of Antiquity: Chinese Paintings of the Ming and Qing Dynasties from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Morse. Exhibition catalogue. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Art Museum, 1969, cat. no. 11, p. 99.