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Artist: Qianlong, Emperor of China, Chinese, 1711–1799

Calligraphy in Running Script

18th century

Hanging scroll; ink on gold‑flecked paper

without mounting: 58 3/8 × 34 1/2 in. (148.3 × 87.6 cm)
with mounting: 95 × 40 in. (241.3 × 101.6 cm)
with rollers: 44 1/8 in. (112.1 cm)
Collection of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972
2020.33.19
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Sale Christie's, New York 1984 lot 828; purchased by H. Christopher Luce, June, 1984; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2019

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.