The village boys are used to herding the water buffaloes; securely riding on their backs they attend the land of immortal. With only a straw raincoat, they don't turn back for mist or rain. The red polygonum and the white frogbit show each other off; the water birds and the land birds together bob up and down. I have striven to express this in a painting. The year bingwu, autumn, the seventh month, the 16th day; Eighty-three year old Xiting, Yang Jing wrote.
(upper right before inscription): Yang Jin: Jiashen (cyclical date for 1644, the year of Jin's birth)
(Upper right after inscription): 1. Yang Jin; 2. Ziho
(Lower left corner) 1. Zhang Royai (1713–1746): Qingho Zhang Rohai Qinglan shi zhenwan zhizhang; 2. Zizisunsun yongbaoyong; 3. Cijian zhenshang (unidentified)
(Lower right corner) 1. Tianzhen lanman shi wushi; 2. Xiting Hotaoren