Wang Shouren 1472-1529
BAO ZHAO'S ESSAY IN CURSIVE SCRIPT
signed Wang Shouren, dated the seventh year of the Zhende reign (May 26, 1512), the twelfth day of the fifth lunar month, summer, with two seals of the artist, wang shou ren yin, bo an
Frontispiece by Duan Fang (1861-1911), signed Duan Fang, dated wushen (1908) of the Guangxu reign, the eighth lunar month, with one seal, duan fang.
Inscription on silk border by Zhuang Yunkuan (1867-1932), signed Zhuang Yunkuan, dated jisi (1929), the third lunar month, with two seals, si jian liu shi yi hou shu, zhuang yun kuan
Colophons by more than forty-two different Late Qing to Republic period scholars, government officials and other social elites, such as Zhu Zumou (1857-1931), Liang Dingfen (1859-1919), Lu Runxiang (1841-1915), Wang Zhen (1867-1938), et al.
With one collector's seal of Chen Changji (Active Late Qing Dynasty), yang shan tang yin (2), and three other collectors' seals, bao zhi guo yan, yun hua xian guan shen ding, bai men li shi zhen cang
ink on paper, handscroll
41.5 by 316 cm. 16 3/8 by 124 1/2 in.