Up in a Tree

There are many old Chinese paintings of gentlemen sitting alone or in groups in the tops of trees.

  • Material: Chinese ink and color on paper
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  • Date: 2017
  • Inscription: “It’s the strangest thing! I woke up this morning in the top of this tree and I have no idea how I got here.” – Based on a black and white sketch by Huang Binhong based on a painting by Shitao … – Completed by Lu Kesi  in the year of the fire chicken 2017.
  • Seal: Lu Kesi (center right under signature); deyi (lower left)
  • Registry: p112