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Asian Art
Artist: Deng Sanmu, Chinese, 1898–1963

Calligraphy Couplet in Jiaguwen

first half of 20th century

Pair of hanging scrolls, ink on paper

without mounting: 53 3/8 × 6 3/8 in. (135.6 × 16.2 cm)
with mounting: 69 5/16 × 9 3/16 in. (176.1 × 23.3 cm)
with rollers: 9 3/16 in. (23.3 cm)
Collection of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972
2018.78.6a-b
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Republican period (1912–49)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Sotheby's Hong Kong sale HK0634/1320; purchased in 2016 by H. Christopher Luce, New York; gifted in 2017 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.