with Ginkgo trees
Ginkgo trees left on picture.
Ginkgo tree left
Above parts of the painting by GuKaiZhi (345-400 AD), Eastern Jin Dynasty of the poem 'LuoShenFu' by CaoZhi (Three Kingdoms dynasty (221—263 AD)). Complete work below.
the meeting of the poet with the beautiful Goddess of the Luo river, their
thoughts and impossible love.
Painted on thin silk, heigth 27 cm, width 572 cm. It can be seen in the Palace Museum of Beijing.
Complete painting (story starts at the top right). The Ginkgo is depicted on many places.
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With thanks to
Hemeng for sending me these pictures.
© Cor Kwant