Couplet in running-standard script

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Maker(s)
Artist: Wu Hufan (1894-1968)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, mid-20th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image, each): 133.4 x 32.4 cm (52 1/2 x 12 3/4 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
F1998.269.1-2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scrolls

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present), Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection, running-standard script
Provenance

To 1998
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929-2014), New York, NY. [1]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, New York, NY. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 3 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

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 256-261.
  • Robert Hatfield Ellsworth. Later Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: 1800-1950., 1st edition. New York. pp. 353, 237.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist