Excerpt from a bronze vessel inscription in seal script

citation

Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Tong Danian (1873-1953)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1941
Medium
Fan mounted as album leaf; ink on gold-flecked paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 24 x 51.4 cm (9 7/16 x 20 1/4 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
F1997.88.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Calligraphy
Type

Fan (mounted as album leaf)

Keywords
China, large seal script, Modern period (1912 - present), Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1997
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929-2014), New York, NY. [1]

From 1997
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, New York, NY. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Robert Hatfield Ellsworth 1929-2014

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist

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