Eleven Poems in running and cursive script

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Maker(s)
Artist: Xu Wei 徐渭 (1521-1593)
Calligrapher: Frontispiece by Wu Xizai 吳熙載 (1799-1870)
Colophon: Colophon by Weng Tonghe (1830-1904)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 31.5 × 610.2 cm (12 3/8 × 240 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number
F1980.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
China, cursive script, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), running script, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Wan-go H.C Weng

Published References
  • Fu Shen, Glenn D. Lowry, Ann Yonemura, Thomas Lawton. From Concept to Context: Approaches to Asian and Islamic Calligraphy. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 19, p. 60-61.
  • Thomas Lawton, Joseph Chang, Stephen Allee. Brushing the Past: Later Chinese Calligraphy from the Gift of Robert Haftield Ellsworth. Exh. cat. Washington. p. 93.
  • 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. pls. 109-115, IV.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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