Scroll 117 - "Searching For the Hermit in Vain"
"I used to say of writing that brushwork in characters is like insight into the sayings of Ch'an [Zen] masters." Huang Tingjian
Horizontal Wall Hanging; Each scroll is approximately 2 1/2 x 6 feet. (call for exact measurements or to request a high resolution pic).
I asked the boy beneath the pines,
He said,”The Master’s gone alone
Herb-picking somewhere on the mount,
Cloud-hidden, whereabouts unknown.”
- Jia Dao
Translated by Lin Yutang
Blue Poppy is proud to present our exclusive line of handmade scrolls featuring calligraphy, landscape paintings, and portraits of famous doctors and patriarchs of traditional Chinese medicine. Each scroll is hand painted by Mr. Wang Shaodan and his daughters, Wang Fangzhu and Wang Fangzhen, of Xian. No two are alike, and each is a unique work of art. Each scroll is mounted on traditional silk backing and features traditional ribbon for wall mounting.