Signature: The artist has signed the painting in standard
script with 1 seal
[Wang] Shu-ming; [seal] Wang Meng chih yin.
The artist has inscribed the painting twice:
He has also added a poem in 3 columns of standard script (undated) with 2 seals:
In the quiet of the empty forest, the leaves dance.
The thatched pavilion stands alone under the noonday sun.
In the south wind, green waves ripple all the day.
Wearing a gauze cap and coarse hemp,
I feel no summer heat.
My wilderness home is near the Yellow Crane Peak.
By evening I go to the empty grotto, to listen to the mountain rain.
[Wang] Shu-ming inscribed this for [Chen]
Wei-yin; [seal] Wang Meng zhi yin;... ...
(translation by Wen Fong)
Marking: Three collectors' seals appear on the fan:
1) Kong Guangtao (active ca.1851–1854), 1 seal
2) Wang Jiqian (born 1907), 1 seal
3) Unidentified: Yiqiu yihe, 1 seal