Painting of a house by a brook painted by Xu Rong. Xu Rong (artist name Yu Ting) was a Chinese artist who moved to Nagasaki, Japan in 1861, during the Taiping Revolution (1851-1864). Known in Japan as Jo Untei, he had a great influence on the Nanga artists, and he had many students. After the revolution he moved back to China. The box the scroll comes in was authenticated by Hakusan Chu dojin.
Age: Qing 1864
Size: image 47" x 19.5" (119 x 49 cm); overall 69" x 27.5" (175 x 70 cm)
Media: Ink on silk
Price: $8,000.00 USD