Farewell at Jintai - Detail of figures.
by Dai Jin 戴进 (1388-1462)
It is traditional Chinese courtesy to accompany travelers on part of their journey as a form of farewell.
Dai Jin is also known as Dai Wenjin 戴文进 , his designated name and by the literary names Jingan 静庵 and Yuquan Shanren 玉泉山人.
His style is similar to Ma Yuan 马元 and Xia Gui 夏圭 .
The painting dates from the Ming period.
(c) Marilyn Shea, 2006, 2007