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Watching the Tidal Bore at Qiantang in cursive script

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1580s
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 131.1 × 31.6 cm (51 5/8 × 12 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1980.12
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1980.12

Object Details

  • Artist

    Xu Wei 徐渭 (1521-1593)
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Ming Dynasty Calligraphy and Painting (February 8, 1985 to August 26, 1985)
    Chinese Calligraphy (May 9, 1980 to November 14, 1980)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
  • Type

    Calligraphy
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