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近代 呂鳳子 潑墨仙人 軸
Immortal

Artist:
Lü Fengzi (Chinese, 1886–1959)
Date:
dated 1932
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
25 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. (65.4 x 29.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in memory of La Ferne Hatfield Ellsworth, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.267.242
Not on view
Signature: Feng Xiansheng
Dated summer, the 5th month of 1932

Artist's inscription; poem, four lines, seven-character meter:
He is no one and he comes from nowhere.
He appears to be a drunkard from Gaoliang.
A banquet for the Immortals at Yaotai has just ended.
Moisture flows from his misty robes.

Done at Tingtao Studio in the method of Liang Kai [early 13th century]

Artist's seals: 1. Fengzi (square, white characters)
2. Eternal good wishes (square, red characters)

Marking: Collectors' seals: Robert Hatfield Ellsworth
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