“Bamboo and Epidendrum” 1802
Pair of hanging scrolls, ink on silk
Each 176.3 x 47.2 cm. (69 3/8 x 34 1/4 in.)
(R) “Within my heart there are a thousand measures of ink, and if one scatters ink and does a painting or calligraphy, spontaneously a pure wind arises, jade-like in its sounds.
Painted and inscribed by Baigai.”
(L) “During autumn of the year 1802, painted by Baigai.”
Kyukan-seiheki (“Absence from office becomes a habit”); and one other