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近代 吳湖帆 竹石 扇面
Bamboo and Rock

Artist:
Wu Hufan (Chinese, 1894–1968)
Date:
dated 1945
Culture:
China
Medium:
Folding fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on gold-flecked paper
Dimensions:
7 1/4 x 20 in. (18.4 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in memory of La Ferne Hatfield Ellsworth, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.267.302
Not on view
Signature: Wu Hufan
Dated the sixth month of 1945

Artist's inscription:
1. This has some of the style and flavor of Zhao Zhongmu [1289–?]. Qianan's own comment.

2. Poem, four lines, seven character meter:
A strange rock, green mosses and dense ink dotting.
The wet emeralds in the brush-tip spray into the autumn sky.
The exquisite shadow of the long stalk can be distinguished,
half against the spiritual rock-mountain, half in the mist.

Shuguo asked for my bamboo and rock painting. I put Nantian's [Yun Shouping] poem in the empty space.

Artist's seals: 1. Painting seals of Qianan (square, white characters)
2. Wu Hufan (square, half-red half-white characters

Marking: Collectors' seals: Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Collection
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