Trees. © Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan.

Rocks. © Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan.

Trees. © Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan.

The 10 pages of this sketchbook contain ink drawings of trees, bamboo, mountains, and rocks, with text that explains the method of painting. Ni Zan produces this guide to painting methods for his nephew who wishes to study with him. c.1350.

Ink on paper.

Artist: Ni Zan.

 

 

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