(Update after the jump.)
Out of Net range for the next few days, a picture before going.


Looking towards Puxi, from the river, 7pm, on a visit to Shanghai last week:

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/IMG_5244.jpg

Our fondly-remembered former home visible in middle distance, but only if you know just what you're looking for.

JMW Turner, some time ago:
http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/n/images/noctur_turner_moonlight_lg.jpg


Previously in the European Artists Come to China series here and here.

Reader Tom Hill points out that it might actually have been Whistler who was coming to Shanghai (both painting images from ArtLex):

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/noctur_whistler_greyngold_lg.jpg

And which artist, I wonder, could do justice to this morning's 11am prospect in Beijing?

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/IMG_5377.jpg

Edvard Munch, perhaps?

(Note: originally wrote JMW Taylor, rather than Turner, I think because my fingers assumed it was supposed to be AJP Taylor.)