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Couplet in clerical script

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At A Glance

  • Period

    early to mid-20th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image, each): 107 x 21.3 cm (42 1/8 x 8 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Li Jian (1881-1956)
  • Provenance

    To 1998
    Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (born 1929), New York City, to 1998
    From 1998
    Freer Gallery of Art, given by Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in 1998 [1]
    All Chinese calligraphy in the gift were published in Mr. Ellsworth's Later Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: 1800-1950, vol. 3 (New York: Random House, 1986) (according to Curatorial Note 2, Joseph Chang, May 19, 1998, in the object record).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929-2014)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

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

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