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Asian Art
Artist: Yi Lixun, Chinese, 1857–1942

Calligraphy in Seal Script

1941

Hanging scroll: ink on paper

without mounting: 55 1/8 × 19 1/2 in. (140 × 49.5 cm)
with mounting: 90 7/8 × 35 7/16 in. (230.8 × 90 cm)
with rollers: 39 3/8 in. (100 cm)
Collection of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972
2018.78.8
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Republican period (1912–49)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Christie's HK 12550 Lot 992; 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.