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Artist:
Xue Mingyi (Chinese, active ca. 1538–after 1597)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
dated 1597
Culture:
China
Medium:
Folding fan mounted as an album leaf; ink on gold-flecked paper
Dimensions:
5 3/4 x 18 in. (14.6 x 45.7 cm)
Classification:
Calligraphy
Credit Line:
Bequest of John M. Crawford Jr., 1988
Accession Number:
1989.363.81
Not on view
Signature: Inscribed, 35 lines in regular script; signed, dated 1597, two artist's seals.
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