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Asian Art
Calligrapher: Hu Shi, Chinese, 1891–1962

Calligraphy Couplet in Clerical Script

20th century

Pair of hanging scrolls: ink on paper

with mounting (each): 74 × 15 in. (187.96 × 38.1 cm)
without mounting (each): 53 3/4 × 13 in. (136.53 × 33.02 cm)
Collection of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972
2018.78.7a-b
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Sotheby's sale NO9663 lot 855; purchased in 2017 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.