Signature: Artist's inscription and signature (1 column in running script):
郭大維 Guo Dawei
Inscription: Artist’s inscription and signature (1 column in running script) 
For the enlightened inspection of [Lin] Yutang and his wife, Dawei.
Guo Dawei 郭大維
 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. 20, p. 76.