Visiting a Pavilion | 何故訪孤亭

TitleVisting a Pavilion | 何故訪孤亭
ArtistHou Beiren
MediumInk and colour on paper
Dimensions152.8 x 84.5 cm
ProvenanceDonated by Hou Beiren and Zhang Yunqin in June 2020
CollectionUniversity Museum and Art Gallery, HKU
InscriptionWhy visit a lonely pavilion? After looking through the clouds and seeing the road’s end, (there are) green mountains and white mist, (but I do) not know where I am. Hou Beiren painted in the Old Apricot Villa at the age of 98.
SealsOld Apricot Villa (square relief), Outsider (square relief), Painted by Hou Beiren after Ninety (square relief), Hou Beiren (square relief)