This paper is related with description of pictures. The paper about the "Shigisan-Engi" was summarized, and consideration was tried about the reading of pictures, surveying how pictures have been read. Pictures have so far been discussed by various methods. But, pictures cannot be interpreted even if it discusses the technique, a style and a painter, and school of a work. The work itself needs to be analyzed. As a result of summarizing the paper of the "Shigisan-Engi", there were some papers which are analyzing the work itself. And it became clear that there were some stages in description of pictures.