Nine Song Dynasty Poems in running script

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Maker(s)
Artist: Qi Gong (1912-2005)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1950
Medium
Ink on gold-flecked paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 27.1 x 60 cm (10 11/16 x 23 5/8 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
F1998.290.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Calligraphy
Type

Fan (mounted as album leaf)

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present), Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection, running 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. 364-65, 263.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
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