PORTRAIT OF THE TANG POET BAI JUYI, 19TH CENTURY
Ink and colour on silk. Huanghuali frame
Frame 32.3" x 23.2" — 82 x 59 cm.
Bai Juyi (772-846) wrote over 2800 poems during his lifetime. They are notable for their accessibility and deal with issues of social and political responsibility, romance and satire.
A Collection of Decorative Arts and Huanghuali Furniture from the Estate of Mabel Tom. Brought over from Beijing to Canada during the 1930’s