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Asian Art
Artist: Lu Zhi, Chinese, 1495–1576

A Poem on Falling Flowers in Running Script (xingshu)

active 16th century

Fan mounted as an album leaf, ink on gold paper

without mounting: 7 1/16 × 20 1/4 in. (18 × 51.5 cm)
with mounting: 23 1/4 × 24 1/8 in. (59 × 61.3 cm)
framed: 26 3/4 × 28 1/4 in. (68 × 71.8 cm)
Gift of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972
1986.141.7
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Sale Sotheby's December 4, 1986 lot #34; sold to H. Christopher Luce, New York, 1986; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.,1986

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