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Calligraphy: "Happiness"

Artist:
Empress Dowager Cixi (Chinese, 1835–1908)
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink on gold-flecked paper
Dimensions:
45 x 24 1/2 in. (114.3 x 62.2 cm)
Classification:
Calligraphy
Credit Line:
Bequest of Katherine S. Dreier, 1952
Accession Number:
52.177.9
Not on view
Signature: Seal: (top center) Cixi Huangtaihou yubi zhi bao

慈禧皇后御筆之寳
Katherine Sophie Dreier American, New York 1877–1952 Milford, Connecticut , Milford, CT (until d. 1952; bequeathed to MMA)
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