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Asian Art
Artist: Wu Peifu, Chinese, 1874–1939

Calligraphy Couplet

late 19th–early 20th century

Pair of unmounted hanging scrolls: ink on paper, calligraphy in running script

sheet (each): 132.1 × 32.4 cm (52 × 12 3/4 in.)
Gift of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972, in honor of Edna Lee Potter
2020.33.8a-b
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911) to Republican period
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Private Asian collection; Christie's, Hong Kong Sale 12551 lot 1632; purchased by H. Christopher Luce in May, 2016; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

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