Xin Qiji (1140--1207), named You'an, was a native of Licheng, Shandong. Disciple of Cai Bojian. Geng Jing gathered troops in Shandong, controlled the loyal troops and horses in Shandong and Hebei, and abandoned Ji as secretary in charge. In the 32nd year of Shaoxing, he crossed south and returned to the Song Dynasty. Xiaozong served as a court official and became Shaoqing of Dali. He was also compiled by Ji Yingdian, knew Fuzhou and served as the pacifier of Fujian. Later, he entered Longtuge and learned about Jiangling Mansion. He also entered the Privy Council to accept the decree, but died without receiving the order. He is the author of Jiaxuan Collection.


"Going to the Country", collected by the Palace Museum, Beijing, paper, album, length 33.5cm, width 21.5cm, regular script, 10 lines, 110 words.
Explanation of "Going to the Country":
Qi Ji has been away from home since the beginning of autumn, and he suddenly sees winter. Zhan Yong is sincere and does not change day and night. The first time Yuan rushed to the official position, he concentrated on supervising arrests. He worked among the chariots and feathers every day, sitting there with no time at all. When it comes to daily life, if you don't talk about it, you don't dare to slack off, but you should be enlightened by the situation. Refers to Wu Huiyunjian, who has not merged with the turtle. Wherever your heart is headed, sit there and look forward to it. I would like to present it to you. Xuanjiao Langxin compiled and edited the secret pavilion, Quan Jiangnan West Road mentioned some criminal and prison affairs, and Xin Qiji wrote a letter.
This painting has seals from "Yang Family Collection", "Yuan Su Zhai", "Song Xue Zhai", "Lin Yin", "Hai Yin Jushi", "Huang Lin Meizhi", "Huber" and "Xiang Yuan Bian". Seals, as well as "Emperor's Eleventh Son Cheng Prince Yi Jinzhai Book Seal", "Nanyun Zhai Seal", "Lian Qiao Chengxun Appreciation of Calligraphy and Painting Seal", "Lian Qiao Zeng Guan" and other seals.
This post is a page from the "Song Handbook", and the content is about entertainment. In the article, "I went to the country in the early autumn, and... I was engaged in military chariots and feathers every day", which refers to the political affairs of Lai Wen, the "tea bandit" in Jiangxi Province. According to "The Chronicles of Xiaozong": "In June of the second year of Chunxi, Xin Qiji, a doctor in the Cangbu Department, was sentenced to Jiangxi to restrain all the troops from arresting the tea bandits." According to "Huiyao of the Song Dynasty": "In September of the second year of Chunxi, Xin Qiji was sentenced to death. On the 24th, he told his assistant ministers: Jiangxi Tea Bandits have been wiped out. ... It was compiled by Ge, so this post was written in October of the second year of Chunxi, when he was 36 years old.
The calligraphy of this calligraphy center uses a pen, and the stipples are all legal. The writing is smooth and free, rich and graceful, and the brushwork is slightly in line with Su Huang's legacy. Although it is not arrogant or wanton, it does not lose its upright and upright spirit. It is the only ink treasure that Xin Qiji has seen.
In the Ming Dynasty, Li Rihua's "Liu Yan Zhai Three Strokes" and Li Zuoxian's "Calligraphy and Painting Appraisal" were recorded, photocopied from the "Song Dynasty Calligraphy and Painting" album of the Cultural Relics Publishing House, and engraved with "Genuine Calligraphy Collection of Haishan Xianguan".