February 15, 2022
This painting, also known as Shuanghui Painting, was painted in February of 1898 (1328), the fifth year of Taiding, and is the earliest existing painting of Wuzhen. The two flat pines stand upright, reaching to the sky and standing on the ground, almost occupying the whole picture. Both trees were tall and luxuriant, with branches and leaves, in a strange state. Left pine tree body in the lower part of the curve into an arc, lying on the ground, the middle straight, vigorous, the top suddenly to the right; Right pine upright and straight, the upper part of a nearly right-angle bending, extended to the right, pine in the upper part of a branch and another nearly right-angle bending, and then rushed into the air. In this way, the two pines in the air become x-shaped, showing a tall, proud, interdependent image in the picture. The two pine branches and leaves are interspersed with qingxi thatched cottage and distant mountain bushes, showing the tall and majestic of the two pines.