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^[[S.I. without fail -]] No. 33. Maple Tree and Magpies, painted by Tsuei Peh of the Sung dynasty. 1.32.6" in. w. 19.4" in. ________ Tsuei Peh also named Tsuei Tze Si, an expert of the Imperial Art Academy of the north Sung dynasty, was skilled in painting flowers and birds all in a detailed pen. Since the time of Hwang Chuan and his son, the two foremost Chinese painters, Tsuei Peh ranks the highest. This depicts a maple tree with leaves all turned to red; on the branches magpies hopping and singing. This is considered one of the best old paintings