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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Calligraphy

Calligrapher:
Yang Wencong (Chinese, 1597–1645/46)
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Folding fan mounted as an album leaf; ink on paper
Dimensions:
6 3/5 x 20 31/32 in. (16.8 x 53.3 cm)
Classification:
Calligraphy
Credit Line:
John Stewart Kennedy Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.100.88
Not on view
Inscription: Artist’s inscription and signature (24 columns in semi-cursive script)

十五朝天羡子奇,宮袍如繡髮低眉。
幔亭自是神仙窟,畫與君家認教居。
贈掲康侯

空點天涯十斛塵,末流隱作九方歅。
世間應有情才女,畫出青山當鬱輪。
題畫贈郝處玉

客都門得遇康侯、處玉,皆國士也。戲書二首似振裔仁兄正之。文驄

Artist’s seal

楊文驄字龍友
John C. Ferguson , until 1913; sold to MMA]
Honolulu Academy of Arts. "The Art of Chinese Folding Fans in the Ming and Qing Dynasties," January 16, 1982–February 16, 1982.

Saint Louis Art Museum. "The Art of Chinese Folding Fans in the Ming and Qing Dynasties," June 22, 1982–August 22, 1982.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art. "The Art of Chinese Folding Fans in the Ming and Qing Dynasties," 1982.

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago. "The Art of Chinese Folding Fans in the Ming and Qing Dynasties," 1983.

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