Trying to find the origin of this print and the translation of the signature and seal.

signature and feel of Chinese print 2 3

  • If there are more inscriptions, you should provide them as well for context. For example, the first two characters 戊午 can mean 1978, 1918, 1858, 1798, and so on.
    – L Parker
    Mar 28, 2021 at 1:31
  • 石年 sounds very wired, even Chinese don't know what it means. We don't speak like that.
    – Siwei
    Mar 29, 2021 at 3:00
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    @Siwei 石年 is the name of the painter or writer, as seen in the seal.
    – joehua
    Mar 29, 2021 at 13:47
  • @joehua You are right! Yes, cong the context and the seal, 石年is the name of the author. I
    – Siwei
    Mar 29, 2021 at 22:11

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This is the work of 宋石年 (1850-1914). 宋 is his family name.

So, the year 戊午 can only be 1858.

BTW, judging by the signature, this artwork was finished when he was 8. To be honest, I can't believe this until I saw another amazing artwork of him, which was finished when he was 11 ...

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