Couplet in running script

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Maker(s)
Artist: He Shaoji (1799-1873)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid 19th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (each): 157.1 x 28.6 cm (61 7/8 x 11 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1980.102a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scrolls

Keywords
China, couplet, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), running script, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Leon Chang

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton, Joseph Chang, Stephen Allee. Brushing the Past: Later Chinese Calligraphy from the Gift of Robert Haftield Ellsworth. Exh. cat. Washington. p. 69.
  • Nakata Yujiro Fu Shen. O-bei shuzo Chugoku hosho meiseki shu (Masterpieces of Chinese Calligraphy in American and European Collections). 6 vols., Tokyo, 1981-1983. pl. 104.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum