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Bamboo and Dry Branches
Leaf 10 Album of twelve paintingsShitao (Zhu Ruoji) (Chinese, 1642–1707)
Ink and color on paper
Each painting leaf: 6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. (16.5 x 10.5 cm)

"In this picture I follow
  Li Cheng’s style of branches
  with a new idea:
I see a beautiful maiden,
  simple and elegant,
  with only a touch of cosmetics.
As I try to capture
  her inimitable smile,
I suddenly realize that I
  shall never entirely succeed.”
  1. Bamboo and Dry Branches
    Leaf 10 Album of twelve paintings
    Shitao (Zhu Ruoji) (Chinese, 1642–1707)
    Ink and color on paper
    Each painting leaf: 6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. (16.5 x 10.5 cm)

    "In this picture I follow
    Li Cheng’s style of branches
    with a new idea:
    I see a beautiful maiden,
    simple and elegant,
    with only a touch of cosmetics.
    As I try to capture
    her inimitable smile,
    I suddenly realize that I
    shall never entirely succeed.”

  1. 1 noteTimestamp: Sunday 2012/10/07 10:59:00ShitaoBamboo
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