Calligraphy in standard script

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Maker(s)
Artist: Yan Xishan (1883-1960)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1956
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 87.5 x 37.8 cm (34 7/16 x 14 7/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Anonymous gift in honor of Kent H. and Scott N. Redford
Accession Number
S2001.28
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present), standard script
Provenance

From the mid-1950s to 2001
Private collector, acquired in the mid-1950s [1]

From 2001
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by a private collector in 2001

Notes:

[1] The donor acquired this object while he was working in the American Embassy [Taipei] in the mid-1950s (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, June 12, 2001, in the object record. All three works of calligraphy [S2001.26, S2001.27.1-2, S2001.28] given by the donor were created either for him or for his family members (see Curatorial Remark 1, Joseph Chang, June 12, 2001).

Previous Owner(s)

Ralph Hubbard Redford American, 1916 - 2013

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

Copyright with artist