Ink and colour on hemp paper
Image size: 63 x 66 cm (24.80 x 26 inches)
Frame size: 84 x 105 cm (33 x 41.34 inches)
Poem: The boat is traveling on many rivers. I am enjoying endless beautiful views of blossoms along the river. Before I realized it, I was already arriving at your house. By Jiangang Su at the Leaf Sweeping Studio’s south window in 2019.
Seals: Read seal: 蘇 (Su, artist’s last name)
White seal: 健剛 私印 Jiangang’s private seal
Red seal: 無上清涼 supreme coolness
Red seal: 澄懷觀道 Only clear mind gets the truth of the universe.
Description: A mountain with a pine forest is surrounding a stream. Life is prosperous on both banks of the river. The long journey is filled with so much beautiful scenery that the man has already arrived at his friend’s house without knowing it. He would now tell all his thoughts to his friend on this mountain.
Jiangang Su (born in 1974), graduated from Changshu Institute of Technology in Arts and Crafts. He specializes in traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal carving. In the 1980s, he studied under Mr. Yan Gongda, a famous calligrapher and seal carver. Su is also an experienced art educator. His works are collected internationally and appear in the private collections of many art institutions and galleries. In 2017 he served as the Art Director of the Canada 150th Anniversary International Tea Festival. Su is a member of Jiangsu Calligraphers Association, the Suzhou Calligraphers Association, and is a senior registered Teacher of China.