Trying Our Best

This is the Courtyard of Tranquility, just inside the front door of the garden—with bamboo, osmanthus, and crabapple window.

Created as an illustration for the book The Beyond Within: the Downtown Dao of Lan Su Chinese Garden by Daniel Skach-Mills.

  • Material: Chinese ink and color on paper with silver speckles
  • Size: 17.6 x 15.7 cm.
  • Date: 2017
  • Inscription: Trying our best to bloom, year after year. By Lu Kesi 2017.
  • Seal: Kesi (upper left under inscription)
  • Registry: i006