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Letters to Fang Shiguan

Bada Shanren (Zhu Da)
(Chinese, 1626–1705)

Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date: datable to ca. 1688–1705
Culture: China
Medium: Album of ten leaves; ink on patterned and plain paper
Dimensions: Image (leaf a, right letter): 7 3/4 x 5 7/16 in. (19.7 x 13.8 cm) Image (leaf a, left letter): 7 1/4 x 4 9/16 in. (18.4 x 11.6 cm) Image (leaf b, right letter): 7 1/2 x 5 3/16 in. (19.1 x 13.2 cm) Image (leaf b, left letter): 7 x 4 9/16 in. (17.8 x 11.6 cm) Image (leaf c, right letter): 7 1/2 x 5 3/16 in. (19.1 x 13.2 cm) Image (leaf c, left letter): 7 1/4 x 4 9/16 in. (18.4 x 11.6 cm) Image (leaf d, right letter): 7 1/2 x 5 3/16 in. (19.1 x 13.2 cm) Image (leaf d, left letter): 7 1/4 x 4 9/16 in. (18.4 x 11.6 cm) Image (leaf e, right letter): 7 5/8 x 5 3/16 in. (19.4 x 13.2 cm) Image (leaf e, left letter): 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (18.4 x 12.1 cm)
Classification: Calligraphy
Credit Line: Gift of John M. Crawford Jr., 1982
Accession Number: 1982.458a–e

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