Inscription: Artist’s inscription and signature (5 columns in cursive script) 
White clouds fill my hut by the cliff;
The sound of a stream fills the empty valley.
Whence came this person into the mountains?
Forgetting the schemes of the world he befriends the deer.
Xinyu painted and inscribed.
Pu Ru 溥儒
Jiu wangsun 舊王孫 (“A former prince”)
Yiduo hongyun 一朵紅雲 (“A piece of red cloud”)
Jiangtian shuimo qiuguang wan 江天水墨秋光晚 (“Ink-toned river and sky in autumnal twilight”)
Li Ming 黎明 (Richard Lai, 1920–2011) and Lin Taiyi 林太乙 (Taiyi Lin Lai, 1926–2003)
Li Lin 黎林
 Documentation from Shi-yee Liu, Straddling East and West: Lin Yutang, A Modern Literatus: The Lin Yutang Family Collection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, no. 33, p. 100.