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There is something about sumi-e artwork that really speaks to me. Black ink brushed or dragged across paper. A smudge here. A stroke there. A bit more water. A bit less. And in the end a piece of a…
Mountain sounds carry a chill wisdom, an upwelling spring whispers subtle tales, pine breezes stir the fire beneath my tea, bamboo shadows soak deep into my robe. I grind my ink: clouds scraping...
Ren Yi (Ren Bonian) | Man on a Bridge | China | Qing dynasty (1644–1911) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Signature: Shanyin Ren Yi BonianDated: 3rd day of the 3rd month, 1889Artist's inscription: Dedicated to YitangArtist's seals: 1. Seal of Ren Yi (square, white characters); 2