Zhongguo meishu quanji, Huihua 6: Mingdai huihua, shang (Beijing: Wenwu chubanshe, 1988), pl. 42, p. 49. Collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Xie Huan (Ming, active 1368-1437 AD), An Elegant Gathering in the Apricot Garden. This is the third section of a handscroll executed in ink and colors on silk. The painting depicts a gathering organized by Yang Rong, one of the Grand Secretaries under Ming Xuanzong. Yang Rong invited eight other high-ranking ministers to his garden to enjoy themselves composing poetry, viewing paintings, and playing chess.