Ink and color on paper. Note on back of frame reads, "Under separate cover, I have sent to you a Chinese painting. The Peony is the most precious flower in China. It symbolizes prosperity and happiness. Professor Mrs. Shao You-shuan is one of the most famous painters in China. She is teaching at National Formosa University. Her works were exhibited in the U.S.A. and many Asian Countries. Your name Mudd is translated phonetically in Chinese. The painting is dedicated to you. My name is also there as one who presents it to you as a gift. The painter's signature and seal are at the end of the Chinese Calligraphy. Yuan Tao-Feng, Our God-Child." From a Rye, NY estate. Dimensions: Sight: 26" h x 13" w., framed: 32.75" h x 19.25" w.
Some creasing and foxing.