Property from the Estate of William E. Colby
After Qiu Ying (19th century)
Scholar Inscribing a Rock
Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; depicting a scholar holding a brush about to inscribe a towering rock, an attendant at his side holding aloft an ink stone while two other male figures look on, and a red-crested crane standing in the foreground, bearing a signature reading Shifu Qiu Ying with three seals (abrasions, creases).
19 3/4 x 14in (50.2 x 35.6cm)