Couplet in “stone drum” calligraphy

citation

Maker(s)
Artist: Qian Daxin (1728-1804)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1763
Medium
Pair of hanging scrolls; ink on gold-flecked paper
Dimensions
H x W (a: right scroll): 149 x 26.8 cm (58 11/16 x 10 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1988.1a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scroll (pair)

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

Sotheby's (New York)

Published References
  • Sotheby's (New York). Fine Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy. New York, December 8, 1987. lot 26.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum