'LuoShenFu' with Ginkgo trees


Parts of the painting by GuKaiZhi (345-400 AD), Eastern Jin Dynasty of the poem 'LuoShenFu'  by CaoZhi (Three Kingdoms dynasty (221263 AD)).

It describes the meeting of the poet with the beautiful Goddess of the Luo river, their thoughts and impossible love.
Painted on thin silk,  heigth 27cm, width 572 cm. It can be seen in the Palace Museum of Beijing.

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With thanks to Hemeng for sending me this picture.

 © Cor Kwant