Property from various owners
Anonymous (late 19th century)
A trompe-l'oeil landscape and figural painting
In three panels, ink and color on silk, mounted on canvas and stretched over wood frames; depicting in the center background a river landscape lined by fantastic rocks and tall pines under a clear blue sky, in the foreground a wood-latticed terrace with two boys playing among garden stools of polychrome lacquer with possible red marble seats, and beyond the terrace on both sides, an interior garden with covered galleries and tile-roofed halls lined with red rails; the central panel bearing an inscription reading chen Lang Shining gong hui and two seals reading chen Shining and gong hui.
111 x 80in (282 x 203.2cm) dimensions of central panel
111 x 30in (282 x 83.8cm) dimensions of each side panel