Signed and dated by the artist over the scene of plum blossoms,: For Mr. Hai-shan, on an autumn day of Hsin-yu (1861) painted in the guest house of the Bambooshoot Stream. Hsiu-shui nü-shih, Ch'ien Fei-chung. (Hai-shan hsien-sheng ch'ing-shu hsing-yu ch'iu-jih hsieh yü Sun-hsi k'e shê. Hsiu-shui nü-shih, Ch'ien Fei-chung.) Colophon by Wu Yün (1811-1883), in the calligraphy (3): "Hai-shan jen-ti ta-jen cheng, P'ing-chai Yün."