Rose Mallows

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper | 49.8 x 17.5in | 1475

Shen Zhou

In this hanging scroll, rose mallows, which symbolize longevity, grow next to a tall rock in a garden. In the inscription at the top left, Shen Zhou dedicates this painting and the included poem to an old friend: For ten years I had not seen Gengyunw...
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