Couplet in running script

Detail of a pattern
Image 1 of 1
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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid-late 19th century
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image, each): 157.5 x 40 cm (62 x 15 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1998.153.1-2
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1998.153.1-2

Object Details

  • Calligrapher

    Zhang Yuzhao (1823-1894)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929-2014)
  • 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 2 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art
  • Type

    Calligraphy
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