Couplet in clerical script

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Maker(s)
Artist: Deng Shiru 鄧石如 (1743-1805)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, late 18th century
Medium
Pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (.1 image): 137.4 x 25.4 cm (54 1/8 x 10 in) H x W (.2 image): 137.2 x 25.4 cm (54 x 10 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art
Collection
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection
Accession Number
F1997.48.1-2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scrolls

Keywords
China, clerical script, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Robert Hatfield Ellsworth 1929-2014

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. 89.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum