The print depicts the landscape of hills by the sea, with some residential houses and a bridge in the left foreground. The print also illustrats ships floating on the water and birds flying above the sea from the distant mountain.
Inscription of artist at upper right corner: San-sung. Seal of artist at upper right corner: Chu-lai shan-jen. Additional seals and inscriptions: Lable: Authentic work of Ming Chiang Sung, "Evening Snow, Returning Fisherman"; remounted 1972. (Ming Chiang Sung mu-hsüeh kuei-yü t'u chen-chi, i chiu ch'i erh nien chung-chuang)
Swift, spontaneous brushwork is used to capture a winter landscape. Two fishermen, wearing wide-brimmed straw hats and thatched grass rain capes, work their way through the heavy snow as they cross a bridge, carrying nets on their shoulders.
The impressive scale of this hanging scroll, the spare composition, and bold use of brush and ink are characteristic of this professional Zhe school artist Jiang Song's style.