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Calligraphy

Artist:
Unidentified Artist Chinese, 16th century
Artist:
Formerly attributed to Huaisu (Chinese, 725–785)
Period:
Ming (1368–1644) or Qing (1644–1911) dynasty
Culture:
China
Medium:
Handscroll; ink on silk
Dimensions:
Image (1): 10 5/8 x 6 1/8 in. (27 x 15.6 cm) Image (2): 10 3/8 x 7 1/4 in. (26.4 x 18.4 cm) Image (3): 10 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. (27 x 34 cm) Overall with mounting: 11 15/16 x 229 1/8 in. (30.3 x 582 cm)
Classification:
Calligraphy
Credit Line:
Bequest of John M. Crawford Jr., 1988
Accession Number:
1989.363.1
Not on view
Inscription: Colophons:
After Song Emperor Lizong (r. 1225–1264): 5 lines in regular script, one seal
Unidentified: 2 lines in regular script and 3 lines running script
Chen Hongshou (1598–1652), 7 lines in running script, 2 seals
Ye Gongcho (1881–1968), 15 lines in running script dated 1940, 3 seals
Xian An (20th century) 1 lines in running script, 1 seal
Pu Ru, 8 lines in regular script dated 1951, 3 seals

Marking: Collectors' seals:

Song Emperor Gaozong (r. 1127–62) (spurious) 3 seals
Southern Song Palace (spurious) 2 seals
Zhao Mengfu (1254–1322) (spurious) 2 seals
Xianyu Shu (1254–1302), (spurious), 1 seal
Xie Xongzhou (mid-18th century) 1 seal
Xian An (20th century)
He Guanwu (20th century) 6 seals
John M. Crawford, Jr., 2 seals
Unidentified, 27 seals
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